City of Boston Poet Laureate
The City’s Poet Laureate raises the status of poetry in the everyday consciousness of Bostonians.
The Poet Laureate acts as an advocate for poetry, language, and the arts. They create a unique artistic legacy through public readings and civic events.
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About the program
The Poet Laureate is a ceremonial appointment. The chosen poet will be a significant fixture in Boston's cultural and artistic arena. The Poet Laureate may learn, teach, and embody the great literary traditions of Boston.
Please contact Thomas Johnston at 617-635-3911 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember to describe the nature of the event, plus its time, location, and duration. You should also tell us the role requested. For example, is this an appearance, a reading, a workshop, or something else.
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Youth Poet Laureate
Boston's Youth Poet Laureate works with the Poet Laureate in raising the status of poetry in Boston.