D.L. Lang

Final Year as Vallejo’s Poet Laureate

To read part one please visit this link. During my second and final year as Vallejo’s poet laureate, I continued to host Poetry in Notion monthly and performed semi-regularly during the open mics on OZCAT KZCT 89.5FM and Poetry by the Bay. On October 10, 2018, my interview with Nina … Continue reading

Gathering of Bay Area Poets Laureate

A summary by D.L. Lang, Vallejo Poet Laureate On September 21st, 2019, 21 Bay Area Poets Laureate gathered at the Millbrae Library in Millbrae, California. We were welcomed by San Mateo County Poet Laureate Aileen Casinetto and San Mateo County Arts Commissioner Robin Rodricks. We all schmoozed … Continue reading
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One year as Poet Laureate

On October 10th, 2017 I performed “Visions” to a packed city council chamber, and received my proclamation as Vallejo’s Poet Laureate. I wish to express gratitude to the musicians at my synagogue who sparked this journey from the page to the stage, to my predecessor Genea Brice, to everyone … Continue reading

Gathering of California’s Poets Laureate

A summary by D.L. Lang, Vallejo Poet Laureate Around 60 poets laureate from across California gathered at the McGroarty Arts Center in Tujunga, California on October 6, 2018. This particular building was built 95 years ago as the home of John Steven McGroarty, the 3rd California State Poet … Continue reading