The Grand Rapids Public Library invites emerging and established poets to apply and become the seventh Poet Laureate of the Greater Grand Rapids Area.
A Poet Laureate must demonstrate a love and commitment to poetry. The ideal candidate must be passionate about being an ambassador of poetry and has a passion to engage with the community via projects and programs.
Applicants must be a resident of Kent County, and send in the following with their application:
Submit the following information in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due January 31.
The Poet Laureate selection committee will review all applicants and select a candidate in February, with the term beginning in April.
For more information, visit grpl.org/poetlaureate.