Poet Laureate

Call for Nominations - City of Safety Harbor Poet Laureate

Nominations Accepted March 1 - March 31

We are seeking candidates to be the City of Safety Harbor’s first poet laureate. The role of the Safety Harbor Poet Laureate is to promote poetry throughout the community and to inspire an emerging generation of literacy artists. The selected candidate will be appointed as the poet laureate for a two year term by the City Commission.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Resident of Safety Harbor, FL
  • Be a poet of stature recognized in the literary, cultural, or educational communities
  • Have high quality published or documented work
  • Be willing to make presentations throughout the Safety Harbor community
  • Pursue projects related to poetry and literary arts
  • Willing to encourage, advocate, and spread the joy of poetry in the community

Individuals may nominate an individual of their choice or may self-nominate, using the online submission form. Nominations will be reviewed by the Safety Harbor Public Library and appointed by the City Commission during the presentation portion of the meeting on Monday, April 3 at 7:30 pm.

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