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Posted on: December 18, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Now thru Friday, Jan. 10, at 6pm: Call for Poet Laureate Proposals EXTENDED

Call for proposals Athens Poet Laureate

The City of Athens and the Athens Municipal Arts Commission (AMAC) is seeking its third Poet Laureate. AMAC encourages project submissions from candidates that embrace poetry and explore its place in the community. This honorary 2-year position commences February 1, 2020. The Poet Laureate is an advocate for the arts and fosters a love of poetry and literature among the diversity of all residents. A $2000 per-year honorarium will be awarded to the selected poet. The poet will be selected by an ad hoc committee of 3-4 members from the Athens poetry community and one representative from AMAC. More info, full prospectus and guidelines at: AMAC Current Calls for Entry 

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