The City of Mississauga will recognize its third Poet Laureate in 2019. The role of the Poet Laureate is to elevate the status of poetry, literary arts and writers within their communities and beyond. This honorary position recognizes a poet who writes excellent poetry or spoken word and has written on themes that are relevant to the citizens of Mississauga.
Candidates must be current Mississauga residents.
Term and payment:
The Poet Laureate will serve a 2 year term beginning in April 2019 and will receive a $10,000 honorarium paid in 6 installments throughout the term. Additional project funds may be available to support Laureate activities dependent upon available financial resources.
Amy Malbeuf presents a body of work that considers multiple manifestations of tension - the physical act of stretching or straining; the state of being stretched or strained; and the mental and emotional consequences brought by trauma such as intense stress, anxiety and avoidance.
ImagineNATIVE in partnership with TIFF, Pinnuaq, and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures (IIF), present 2167, an innovative virtual reality and immersive media project at the Small Arms Inspection Building.
Join us for a beading workshop led by Tabitha Shurgold of the Peel Aboriginal Network. This walk-in workshop will be suitable for all ages and skill levels.
The City of Mississauga will recognize its third Poet Laureate in 2019. The role of the Poet Laureate is to elevate the status of poetry, literary arts and writers within their communities and beyond.