"Youth Poet Laureate for Greenburgh"
The Arts and Culture Committee continues its search for Greenburgh’s First Youth Poet Laureate. The poet selected will be charged with encouraging the creation of original poetry by young people in Greenburgh’s communities and creating or facilitating opportunities for youth to engage in poetry-related activities. Greenburgh’s First Youth Poet Laureate, a non-paying position, will be appointed in April 2023. The deadline for submitting applications is March 1, 2023.
Applicants must submit a brief letter of interest that includes your name, address and the best way to reach you to schedule an interview; samples of their work; and two letters of support from adults who are familiar with you and your work. If you are a poet between 16 and 20 years of age, a student in a school or college in Greenburgh, and would like to throw your hat in the ring, please send the requested information to Sarah Bracey White via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to the Arts and Culture Committee, Town of Greenburgh, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY 10607.