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Poet Laureate 2021-2024

Poet Laureate 2021-2024

Calls for Submissions

The City of Mississauga will recognize its fourth Poet Laureate in 2021. 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.

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Term and Payment: The Poet Laureate will serve a 31 month term beginning in September 2021 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.

Submission Deadline: August 1, 2021 by 4:30pm

Submissions will be accepted between June 17 and August 1, 2021

Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 4:30pm
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