Call For Nominations For West Tisbury Poet Laureate!

The West Tisbury Library is seeking nominations for the new town Poet Laureate for 2018-2021!

Poet Laureate nominees must be year round residents of West Tisbury and willing to help raise public awareness of the importance of poetry to our Island community.

Nominate yourself or someone else! Submit a poet’s name and contact information (if you have it) in the nomination box at the West Tisbury Library or email

The deadline for submissions is February 1st, 2018. The new poet laureate will be appointed by April 1st and introduced at the Town Meeting.

For more information about the nomination process and the role of town Poet Laureate, visit