Lucia Cherciu named Dutchess County's poet laureate

Posted on 4/5/2021 10:37:26 AM

“Lucia Cherciu of Poughkeepsie was appointed Dutchess County's poet laureate for 2021 by County Executive Marc Molinaro. Cherciu was born in Romania and came to the United States in 1995. She received her doctorate in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2000 with a dissertation on women and laughter, titled “Ludicrous ‘Scribbling Women’: The Politics of Laughter and Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers.””

—“Lucia Cherciu named Dutchess County's poet laureate ,”
Daily Freeman, April 4, 2021