South Dakota

In July 2015, Governor Dennis Daugaard appointed Lee Ann Roripaugh to succeed David Allan Evans as South Dakota poet laureate. Roripaugh is the author of four poetry collections: Dandarians (Milkweed Editions, 2014), On the Cusp of a Dangerous Year (Southern Illinois University Press, 2009), Year of the Snake (Southern Illinois University Press, 2004), and Beyond Heart Mountain (Penguin Books, 1999). She teaches at the University of South Dakota and is the editor of the South Dakota Review. She will serve a four-year term.

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Lee Ann Roripaugh
South Dakota poet laureate

Lee Ann Roripaugh

Poet Lee Ann Roripaugh is the author of four poetry collections: Dandarians (Milkweed Editions, 2014), On the Cusp of a Dangerous Year (Southern...