Lansing Poet Laureate
The Lansing Poetry Club, the RCAH Center for Poetry at Michigan State University and LEAP are seeking a Poet Laureate to engage the tri-county community in the literary arts. The intent of the program is to promote poetry as an art form, expand access to the literary arts, connect the community to poetry as well as showcase poetry as a literary voice that contributes to a greater sense of place.
The Lansing Poet Laureate will be the first of its kind for the Greater Lansing region stimulating the transformative impact of poetry. With this appointment, the Lansing Poet Laureate will offer instructional workshops and readings for the public each year.
2019-2021 Poet Laureate
Laura Apol Selected as Next Poet Laureate
Past Poet Laureates
2017-2019 Dennis Hinrichsen