2022 Poet Laureate Search

Poet Laureate Application

Application Process
All nominees must submit two copies of the following information:
• A completed application form, available for download from the Acton Public Library’s website
• A brief author’s statement or personal philosophy that describes how the nominee intends to approach the scope of the work and the objectives of this program
• A sample of up to five poems by the nominated poet, citing sources if the work has been published
• A resume or CV
• Two letters of recommendation

Application Deadline: October 7, 2022
All materials must be addressed to the Acton Public Library Poet Laureate Search & Review Committee. Hand deliveries must be received no later than 5 p.m. on the deadline date. Applications must be submitted in person or by mail. Mail deliveries must be postmarked on or before the deadline date. Submissions will not be returned. For more information download the application.