Be the Next Youth Poet Laureate

Rebecca Zseder is the Inaugural Youth Poet Laureate

Be the Next Youth Poet Laureate

Call for Submissions

Submission Deadline: March 18, 2018

Apply to be the City of Mississauga's next Youth Poet Laureate. The role of the Youth Poet Laureate is to serve as a literary ambassador for youth in the City of Mississauga and to elevate the status of poetry, literary arts and young writers within their communities. The honorary position recognizes a young poet who writes excellent poetry or spoken word and has written on themes that are relevant to the citizens of Mississauga.

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Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 4:00pm
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