First Latino Inaugural Poet, Richard Blanco

Today, the White House announced that poet Richard Blanco will read an original poem at the public inauguration to be held on Monday, January 21st. Blanco is the first Latino and the first openly-gay inaugural poet here is an article from NPR about Blanco, Richard Blanco Will Be First Latino Inaugural Poet and here is a New York Times article, Poet’s Kinship With the President. You can also visit Richard Blanco’s homepage

Finally, here is a video of Blanco reading:
Richard Blanco Reading at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

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