Calling All Beacon Poets!

Beacon Poet Laureate applications due September 7th

Do you like to wax poetic? You could be the next Beacon Poet Laureate! So what exactly does the Poet Laureate do? The Beacon Poet Laureate will act as an advocate for poetry, on behalf of the City of Beacon, by promoting and emphasizing the importance of poetry in our community. The selected Beacon Poet Laureate will serve a two-year term (January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020.)

The deadline to receive the completed application package (pdf) is September 7, 2018.

The Beacon Poet Laureate Nominating Committee will review all submissions and select a Beacon Poet Laureate. The name of the selected poet will be announced on a date to be determined in November 2018. Find the application and all the details at