Do you have a way with words? Are you looking for ways to get more involved in the community? Do you have a passion for the arts? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may fit the bill to become Madison’s next Poet Laureate.
First, read up on what a Poet Laureate is and Madison’s Youth Poet Laureate program
Then, submit your nomination by Wednesday, September 27, 2024.
The nomination will include...
- Six to ten poems
- A CV detailing nominee’s education, published works, performance history, and community involvement
- One to three-page essay on how the nominee will leverage connections to create poetry opportunities in Madison
- Three references
- Proof of Madison residency
- A signed statement from the nominee confirming intent to accept the nomination and live in Madison during their term