The Library of Congress has appointed Philip Levine as Poet Laureate of the United States. To find out more about Mr. Levine’s career, see The Christian Science Monitor’s article Philip Levine: the “proletariat poet” . You may read his works in the University Library such as his most recent poem collection entitled, News of the World: poems.
If you are interested in learning more about poetry, Georgia State University’s English Department offers a creative writing program with classes taught each semester. You can also find out more about poetry by looking at the University Library’s Poetry Research Guide.