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2016 San Francisco Poet Laureate

Nominations are now closed 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 that reflect the diversity of San Francisco; working on one or more poetry-centered events in cooperation with the Library, WritersCorps and Friends of the San Francisco Public Library; and leading a reading or poetry event at Litquake.

An announcement of the next Laureate will be made by the end of the year.