Poets laureate to read at Capitol for Writers' Day

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Poets laureate will fill the Kentucky Capitol Rotunda with readings to celebrate Kentucky Writers' Day on Thursday.

Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X Walker will be joined by past poets laureate Maureen Morehead, Gurney Norman, Jane Gentry Vance, Sena Jeter Naslund, Joe Survant and Richard Taylor for the free program beginning at 10 a.m. EDT.

Writers' Day is held each year on or around April 24, the birthdate of Kentucky native Robert Penn Warren, the first U.S. poet laureate.

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