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Media Advisory: New York State Writers Institute Names State Author and State Poet
Award ceremony will be held at The Capitol and laureates will read from their works on March 3

Contact(s):  Catherine Herman (518) 956-8150, (mediarelations@uamail.albany.edu)

ALBANY, N.Y. (February 29, 2008)

The New York State Writers Institute has announced the State Author and State Poet for 2008-2010. The citations were established in 1985 by the governor and state legislature to promote fiction and poetry within the state. Upon the recommendation of two advisory panels of distinguished writers convened under the aegis of the New York State Writers Institute, the governor awards the citations every two years. 


When, Where:
Monday, March 3, 2008.

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