Poetry academy appoints 2 new chancellorsJanuary 15, 2014 @ 12:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - The Academy of American Poets has chosen Arizona's poet laureate and a prominent translator as the latest members of its board of chancellors.
Arizona poet laureate Alberto Rios and prize-winning poet-translator Khaled Mattawa ('MATT-eh-wah) have been elected to serve 6-year terms on the academy's 15-member board. Previous chancellors include W.H. Auden, Marianne Moore and John Ashbery.
Founded 80 years ago, the academy is a nonprofit organization that publishes a biannual literary journal and sponsors numerous readings and other events.
Academy of American Poets: http://www.poets.org
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