New Island Poet Laureate Crowned

—Aaron Burden

Claudia Taylor has been chosen as the new poet laureate of Martha’s Vineyard for 2024–26. 

She was selected by the Martha’s Vineyard Committee for the Selection of the Poet Laureate. 

A special celebration of Taylor and her poetry will be held at Featherstone Center for the Arts on Saturday, June 8, at 4 pm. Please come and welcome her in her new role. Refreshments will be served.