The Arts Commission is working to acquire financial support such as a stipend, grant or honorarium
VANCOUVER – The Clark County Arts Commission is seeking applicants for Clark County Poet Laureate. The position is for two years beginning April 15, 2021.
This is a volunteer position. However, the Arts Commission is working to acquire financial support such as a stipend, grant or honorarium.
Duties of the Poet Laureate include promoting poetry as an art form, expanding access to the literary arts, and encouraging poetry as a regional voice that contributes to a sense of place.
Potential applicants must:
- Be a practicing, published poet
- Be a Clark County resident over 18 years of age
- Have a commitment to community outreach and collaboration
- Have an interest in promoting equity and inclusion through the arts
- Have the flexibility to shape a scope of work that reflects their interests, skills and abilities
Applications are on the county’s website here.
For a more detailed description of the position go to the county’s website.
Application deadline is midnight Fri., Jan. 22.
Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.