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Poet by day, campus service worker lead by night

McTaggart Feature

Daniel McTaggart

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What’s the news?
Daniel McTaggart isn’t your typical WVU Facilities Management employee. During the day, McTaggart can be found writing poetry that earned him the status of West Virginia's first Beat Poet Laureate.

Quotes and comments
“It’s nice to have my work recognized and acknowledged by my peers. This honor is particularly special for me since I am the inaugural selection for West Virginia.” —Daniel McTaggart

McTaggart will be the featured reader Nov. 21 in the Tanner Theater at the MAC located on High Street in Morgantown starting at 7 p.m.

Daniel McTaggart

Beat Poet Laureate

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Target Audiences


People interested in poetry

English majors

People with diverse interests 



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