A sampling of the finest work by the seven Door County poets laureate is featured in a new book, Seven By 7. A couple of the poets will sign books and chat with book lovers April 16, 11 am – 2 pm, at Novel Bay Booksellers, 44 N. 3rd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay.
Frances May served at the county’s first poet laureate posthumously, from October 2010 through March 2011. The current poet laureate is Mike Orlock, who has succeeded Barbara Larsen, Estella Lauter, Ralph Murre, Sharon Auberle and Nancy Rafal.
The Door County poet laureate’s role is to raise awareness and appreciation for reading and writing poetry.