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2012 San Francisco Poet Laureate

Nominations are now being accepted for the next San Francisco Poet Laureate.

Poet Laureate nominees must be San Francisco residents and have a substantial body of published work. Responsibilities of the Poet Laureate include delivering a public inaugural address to an audience at the San Francisco Public Library; participating in community-based poetry events, including a youth-centered event; working on one or more poetry-centered events in cooperation with the Library; and doing a reading at Litquake.

The deadline for nominations is February 29, 2012.

For additional information on Poet Laureate requirements or to submit a nomination, please see the online nomination form or download the PDF Nomination Form.

Poet Laureate Chronology

Poet Laureate Press Release

2012 Poet Laureate Selection Committee