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REDMOND POET LAUREATE
Applications deadline: MONDAY, November 13, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. PST


Description: The City of Redmond seeks applications for the position of Redmond Poet Laureate. The purpose of the the Redmond Poet Laureate program is to make a significant contribution to the cultural life of the city, and reveal new ways of understanding throughout our diverse community. The term of office of up to two years from January 2018 through December 2019.

Program Dates: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2019 (24 months)

Budget:
Artist Fees: $10,000 ($5,000 per year)
Project materials: $10,000 ($5,000 per year)

Contact: Jessica Rubenacker, Cultural Arts Administrator, 425.556.2367 or jarubenacker@redmond.gov

Duties of the Redmond Poet Laureate

The Poet Laureate will:
1. Broaden the awareness of poetry.
2. Express the spirit of Redmond culture through poetry.
3. Raise the level of discourse during discussions and debates in the City.

The Poet Laureate will be expected to develop a proposal that achieves the goals of the program. Activities and special projects can include but are not limited to readings, workshops, composing original works, public art projects, and partnerships with the library or local schools.

For more information on how to apply, click here.
Application form here.

 

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