Nominations open for the next Oregon Poet Laureate

Nominations for Oregon Poet Laureate due February 28, 2014

Paulann Petersen, has served as Oregon’s Poet Laureate since 2010 and completes her second term in April 2014.

The Oregon Poet Laureate fosters the art of poetry, encourages literacy and learning, addresses central issues relating to humanities and heritage, and reflects on public life in Oregon. The poet laureate will provide at least six and up to twenty public readings per year in settings across the state to educate community, business, and state leaders about the value and importance of poetry and creative expression.”  – Oregon Cultural Trust

Information and instructions for nominating someone for Oregon Poet Laureate are provided on the Oregon Cultural Trust web site:


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