Pat Sloane wrote:
> The poet laureate of the US gets paid $35,000 a year.
> Not a very good salary, in my opinion.
On the other hand, the position is for only part of the year and part
time during that time. The U.S. government does not pay the Poet
Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry
"The Poet Laureate is appointed annually by the Librarian of Congress
and serves from October to May."
"The Laureate receives a $35,000 annual stipend funded by a gift from
Archer M. Huntington."
"The Library keeps to a minimum the specific duties in order to afford
incumbents maximum freedom to work on their own projects while at the
BTW - Don't confuse the Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/ with