Ted Kooser

Ted Kooser

April 25, 1939 – ...

Theodore J. "Ted" Kooser (born 25 April 1939) is an American poet. He served as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 2004 to 2006. Kooser was one of the first poet laureates selected from the Great Plains, and is known for his conversational style of poetry.