The Clark County Arts Commission is seeking applicants for Clark County poet laureate. The position term is two years, beginning May 1.
Every two years, the arts commission selects a poet laureate to engage the county in the literary arts. Duties 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.
This is a volunteer position with grant/stipend options available. Applicants must reside in Clark County, be over 18 years of age and a practicing, published poet, have a commitment to community outreach and collaboration and interest in promoting equity and inclusion through the arts, and have the flexibility to shape a scope of work that reflects their interests, skills, and abilities.
Application forms and a position description are available at https://www.clarkcountyartscommission.com/literary-poetry.
The deadline to apply is Dec. 9.