Sullivan County Seeking New Poet Laureate

Are you a poet living in Sullivan County? If so, you can be the 2022-2023 Poet Laureate for the county!

The Sullivan Public Library Alliance is seeking a Poet Laureate for the upcoming 2022/2023 term to promote “the Spirit of Sullivan County” –- someone who would help to increase public appreciation of the reading and writing of poetry for children and adults. This is a one-year appointment with a modest stipend.

To be eligible, applicants must reside in Sullivan County (full or part-time), have a body of literary work and be available for year-round engagements for the duration of a one year appointment (May 1 to April 30).

Deadline for applications is midnight, March 31, 2022. The winner will be announced on April 30 at a public ceremony.

For more information and to apply, go to https://mamakatinglibrary.org/seeking-mamakating-poet-laureate/.