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City of Milford Poet Laureate


The role of the City of Milford Poet Laureate is to elevate poetry in the consciousness of Milford, CT residents and to help celebrate the literary arts. The Poet Laureate is an honorary two-year position.  During that term, the Poet Laureate will act as an advocate for poetry, literature, and the arts, and contribute to the City of Milford’s poetry and literary legacy through public readings and participation in civic events. The Poet Laureate also will propose and lead community projects. A panel of literary professionals and community leaders will review eligible nominations.

The Poet Laureate will not be considered an employee of the City of Milford and there will be no financial compensation.

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Eligibility Criteria for the City of Milford Poet Laureate

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