DENVER —Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper will announce the appointment of Colorado’s new Poet Laureate. Colorado's Poet Laureate serves a four-year term and acts as an active advocate for poetry, literacy and literature by participating in readings and other events at venues such as schools, libraries and literary festivals throughout the state.

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: State Capitol, West Steps