Clark County seeks new poet laureate

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The Clark County Arts Commission is accepting applications for the next Clark County Poet Laureate.

The commission is seeking a Clark County resident who is an experienced, published poet willing to share their passion and serve as a “poetry ambassador” in the community. That means visiting schools and libraries, teaching classes, giving and hosting readings, attending civic events and stewarding the “Poetry Moves” program cosponsored by C-Tran and Arts of Clark County.

The two-year position is voluntary, but the commission is seeking funding. Applications must be sent via regular U.S. mail and postmarked no later than Nov. 1.

To learn more and download the application, visit www.artsofclarkcounty.org.