Maria Luisa Arroyo: Inaugural Poet Laureate of Springfield, NEPR's Arts & Humanities Award recipient, and Mass. Cultural Council Poetry Fellow, Arroyo is Assistant Professor of Writing & First-Year Studies at Bay Path Univ. in Longmeadow. Charles Coe: Recipient of an Artist Fellowship from the Mass. Cultural Council, Coe's poems have been set to music by various composers. In 2018, Coe received an honorary doctorate from Bay Path University.