Nom­i­na­tions sought for Wis­con­sin poet lau­re­ate

Wisconsin Gazette - - Opinion -

The Wis­con­sin Poet Lau­re­ate Com­mis­sion is ac­cept­ing nom­i­na­tions for 2019–20 poet lau­re­ate.

Nom­i­nees are ex­pected to demon­strate achieve­ments in the art of po­etry and an en­joy­ment of po­etry.

The poet lau­re­ate con­trib­utes to the growth of po­etry in Wis­con­sin. The winner will plan and at­tend lit­er­ary events, pro­mote po­etry on so­cial me­dia, visit each re­gion of the state and as­sist with se­lect­ing the next poet lau­re­ate.

The term be­gins Jan. 1, 2019, and con­tin­ues for two years. The po­si­tion comes with a $2,500 stipend for each year.

To re­quest an ap­pli­ca­tion pack­age, email the com­mis­sion at wipo­et­lau­re­

Nom­i­na­tions must be sub­mit­ted by Oct. 5.

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