Moscow Arts Commission begins search for next Moscow Poet Laureate

The City of Moscow and the Moscow Arts Commission are seeking a published poet to serve a three-year term as the next Moscow Poet Laureate.

This position expands literacy and community awareness, honors the many writers in the community, and builds upon the correlation between civic life and the creativity of local artists.

Eligible poets must be 18 years of age and older who live in Moscow and have a record of published works.

The selected poet will serve a three-year term that runs Oct. 1 to Sep. 30 of each year. The selected poet will receive an annual honorarium of $1,000 paid at the beginning of each service year.

Materials will be accepted through Jul. 30. 

For more information about term requirements and to submit materials for consideration, visit this link.