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Kathryn Stripling Byer Biography | Poet

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Kathryn Stripling Byer (born 1944), also called Kay Byer, is an American poet and teacher. She was named by Governor Mike Easley as the fifth North Carolina Poet Laureate, 2005–2009 and was the first woman to hold the position.