NC governor defends his decision to name a state poet laureate with 2 self-published books

  • by: MARTHA WAGGONER , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 17, 2014 - 4:42 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina's governor, facing criticism that he bypassed a traditional selection process in choosing a poet laureate with only two self-published books to her name, said Wednesday he seeks to give opportunities to those who aren't part of "elite groups."

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