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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.

Application Deadline (Extended due to inclement weather): February 8, 2019, 5 p.m.
Workshop to assist with applications
January 12, 2019, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
MICA Gallery, 1210 Turner St., Lansing, MI 48906

Poet Laureate 2019-2021 Application

2017-2018 Poet Laureate

Dennis Hinrichsen

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(517) 702-3387

1000 S. Washington Ave Suite 201 Lansing, MI 48910


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