JoAnn Balingit is Delaware's 16th Poet Laureate, appointed by Governor Ruth Ann Minner in May 2008. A resident of Delaware since 1990, JoAnn was a recipient of a Delaware Division of the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship in 1995 and was nominated for a 2004 Pushcart Prize for her poem "Your Heart and How it Works."

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Literary Organization The Delaware Literary Connection Delaware
Literary Organization Creative Writing Center of Delaware Delaware
Literary Organization Rehoboth Arts League Writers' Group Delaware
Literary Organization Delaware Division of the Arts (DDOA) Delaware
Poetry-Friendly Bookstore Bethany Beach Books Delaware
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Literary Magazine MOBIUS, The Poetry Magazine Delaware
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