Karen Skolfield Named Northampton Poet Laureate
A western Massachusetts city with a vibrant and diverse poetry community has a new poet laureate.
The Northampton Arts Council has announced the appointment of Karen Skolfield as Northampton’s 9th poet laureate.
Skolfield is a U.S. Army veteran and teaches writing to engineers at UMass Amherst.
She spoke with WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill.