Apply to Become the City’s Next Youth Poet Laureate!

Teens, if you write poetry,  you’ll want to apply to this amazing opportunity!

The City of Philadelphia is seeking a Youth Poet Laureate from among Philadelphia’s talented students. Administered by the Free Library of Philadelphia, the position was established to give one exceptional young poet a platform for creative expression and civic engagement through poetry. The Youth Poet Laureate will serve from September 2017 through June 2018.

The Youth Poet Laureate will receive a book deal from Penmanship Books to publish a collection of poems, an opportunity to share your poetry and leadership at events across the city as well as a stipend of $1,000.

The deadline to apply online by Friday, June 23 at 5:00 p.m.

Why not apply for this cool opportunity? Full details are available through the Free Library of Philadelphia: https://fs26.formsite.com/FreeLibraryCPL/form1/index.html

 

–The STAMP Team