Jim Ciletti has been named Poet Laureate of the Pikes Peak Region.
Ciletti is the second poet laureate for the region, since the program started last year. The award is sponsored by local arts groups.
Cilietti is president of Poetry West. He operates Aamstar Bookshop and Hooked on Books. He also serves on the Friends of the Library Award and is a member of the Arts Business Education awards committee.