Poets who live and/or work in Lafayette or Orinda are invited to apply for the Poet Laureate position as part of the Lamorinda Arts Council's Poet Laureate Program (PLP). Poets interested in this position are invited to apply online only at https://lamorindaarts.org/poet-laureate-application/ by January 31, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
The Poet Laureate will be called upon to write theme-based poetry and read poetry at civic and other events such as public ceremonies and dedications. They will also support the Lamorinda Arts Council PLP activities in the schools and community and serve as a liaison with literary organizations.
The Poet Laureate will serve a two year term and receive a yearly $3,000 stipend. Thanks to endorsements from the City Councils of Orinda and Lafayette, the Lamorinda Arts Council PLP will manage and support the Poet Laureate who will serve both Lafayette and Orinda.
Lamorinda Arts Council
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