Gulfport resident Elaine McDermott, 81, was named 2017 Poet of the Year by the Mississippi Poetry Society. She also received the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Gulfport resident Elaine McDermott, 81, was named 2017 Poet of the Year by the Mississippi Poetry Society. She also received the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Josh Foreman Special to the Sun Herald
Gulfport resident Elaine McDermott, 81, was named 2017 Poet of the Year by the Mississippi Poetry Society. She also received the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Josh Foreman Special to the Sun Herald

At 81, a Coast poet receives her due

June 07, 2017 12:00 AM