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    genea-brice-poet-laureateGrowing up with a poet as her mother, Genea Brice was exposed to poetry from a young age. “My home was lyrical,” Brice, 45, said. As a published poet and author herself, it was natural that Brice has been named as Vallejo’s first poet laureate. “I’m so honored to be able to do this,” said Brice. “It’s a singular honor. This stands by itself … to be able to bring such a program worthwhile to my city. To pay homage to my teachers, my family, fellow citizens.”

    Not only is she the poet laureate, Brice has also been the drive behind the founding of the program in Vallejo. Brice, who was born in Oakland but raised in Vallejo, first introduced the poet laureate program to the city about three years ago after regularly attending Benicia’s poetry meet up organized by its poet laureate program…

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