City Seeks Poet Laureate Selection Panelists
Individuals with experience in arts education or business, civic leaders, arts patrons and artists are encouraged to apply.
The City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts is searching for individuals to serve on the Poet Laureate Selection Panel.
Individuals with experience in arts education, business, or who are civic leaders, arts patrons and artists are encouraged to apply. All volunteers will serve three-year terms.
Individuals who are interested in serving should send a letter of interest and resume to the Office of the Arts/Alexandria Commission for the Arts, 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA 22314, or send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The poet laureate's role is to promote an appreciation of poetry as an art form, encourage the creative writing and reading of literature and promote literacy through poetry. The individual will serve as the city's top poet for three years and receive a modest honorarium.