Nomination Deadline for West Tisbury Poet Laureate
Call for Nominations for West Tisbury Poet Laureate!
The West Tisbury Library is seeking nominations for the new West Tisbury Poet Laureate for 2022-2025. The term of Spencer Thurlow, our current town poet laureate, is coming to a close. We thank Spencer for his hard work keeping the poetic spirit alive in West Tisbury. Spencer’s countless poetry classes, community poetry readings, and warm-hearted encouragement has kept our community inspired and connected over the past five years.
Poet Laureate Nominees must be residents of West Tisbury and willing to help raise public awareness of the importance of poetry to our Island community. Please 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 email@example.com. The deadline for submissions is February 1st, 2022. 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 https://westtisburylibrary.org/publiclibrary/west-tisbury-poet-laureate/