Lamorinda Arts Council "Call for Poet Laureate Applications"


Lamorinda Arts Council "Call for Poet Laureate Applications"

Mon, November 27, 2017

Lamorinda Arts Council (LAC) president Lawrence Kohl announced the formation ofa Poet Laureate Program (PLP) which marks the first opportunity of its kind forour local literary community. Thanks to endorsements from the City Councils ofOrinda and Lafayette, the Lamorinda Arts Council PLP will manage and supportthe Poet Laureate who will serve both Lafayette and Orinda. The Poet Laureatewill be called upon to write theme-based poetry and read poetry at civic andother events such as public ceremonies and dedications. They will also supportthe Lamorinda Arts Council PLP activities in the schools and community andserve as a liaison with literary organizations. Poets interested in thisposition are invited to apply online at https://lamorindaarts.org/poet-laureate-application.Deadline to receive all online applications is December 31, 2017 at 5pm.