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City of Brentwood Seeks Poet Laureate

by ECT

The City of Brentwood is accepting applications for the position of Poet Laureate for the term January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2023.

Applications are due by 5pm on November 16, 2021. Applicants will be invited to read a poem at the Arts Commission meeting held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 7:00pm.

The Poet Laureate will serve as a public advocate for the appreciation and advancement of the arts, particularly poetry. The Poet Laureate is responsible for increasing the public’s awareness of the benefits of poetry and related literacy arts, as well as commemorating certain civic events through composing and reading poetry at inaugurations, dedications, etc.

For more information, please contact Kris Farro at 925-516-5364 or [email protected].

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