Apply to be the State Poet Laureate
Humanities Washington and the Washington State Arts Commission are accepting applications for Washington State’s next poet laureate. The poet laureate serves to build awareness and appreciation of poetry, including Washington’s legacy of poetry, through public readings, workshops, and presentations in communities throughout the state. The new laureate will serve from February 1, 2018, to January 31, 2020.
Selection of the Washington State poet laureate is governed by state regulation and coordinated by ArtsWA and Humanities Washington. The state poet laureate is appointed by the governor to serve a two year term. To be considered, applicants must meet all eligibility requirements
The deadline to apply is July 31, 2017.