Kathryn Stripling Byer
|Kathryn Stripling Byer|
Byer in 2012
November 25, 1944
|Died||June 5, 2017 (aged 72)|
Cullowhee, North Carolina
|Alma mater||Wesleyan College, B.A.|
|Notable award(s)||North Carolina Poet Laureate|
Kathryn Stripling Byer (November 25, 1944 – June 5, 2017), also called Kay Byer, was an American poet and teacher. She was named by Governor Mike Easley as the fifth North Carolina Poet Laureate, 2005–2009. She was the first woman to hold the position.
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- Prestridge, Sam. "Kathryn Stripling Byer (b. 1944)". The New Georgia Encyclopedia. Georgia Humanities Council and the University of Georgia Press. Retrieved November 8, 2012.
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