2023 – 2025 Poet Laureate Press Release
2021 Poet Laureate
Sacramento Poetry Salon – Young Laureates Interview Series
Young Laureates Episode 3: Douglas Powell aka Roscoe Burnems (Richmond, VA Poet Laureate)
It’s National Poetry Month! The Young Laureates interview series is hosted by the Sacramento Poetry Salon and introduces diverse, new voices of poetry across city, state, and country. This episode features Sacramento Poet Laureate Andru Defeye interviewing Richmond, Virginia Poet Laureate Douglas Powell aka Roscoe Burnems.
RPS – Black History at Home Honoring the Legacy & Celebrating the Future of the African American Community in Richmond.
Panel discussion with: Tamara Copeland, author; Mad Skillz Hip hop Artist; Roscoe Burnems, Richmond’s First Poet Laureate.
Moderator: Ma’asehyahu Isra-UI, Instructional Specialist with Questions by students.
Jan 16, 2021
Reginald Gordon introduces Richmond’s First Poet Laureate, Roscoe Burnems, during the Poe Museum’s Poe Birthday Bash 2021.