Foundation / Corporation
United Arts of Central Florida and City of Orlando
06/18/21 5:00 PM
Opportunity, including an annual honorarium of $3,000, for a Florida individual in eligible locations to become a Poet Laureate. The opportunity is intended to select a poet who will develop and expand literary engagement with local residents and communities. The purpose of the position is to promote poetry and an appreciation of poetry among the residents of Orlando and to inspire the next generation of poets, literary artists, and readers of literature.
The Orlando Poet Laureate serves as an ambassador for the City of Orlando and the greater Central Florida community, fostering public appreciation of and participation in poetry and literary arts. The Poet Laureate will reflect the diverse and inclusive spirit of the community by promoting literary education in schools and communities, and by sharing poetry with the people of Orlando. Each Poet Laureate will bring his/her unique and different emphasis to the position.
The Poet Laureate is a ceremonial appointment, and the selected poet will serve as a prominent fixture in the City’s cultural, literary, and visual arts communities, presenting original works of poetry at City events, community gatherings, and youth activities.
GrantWatch ID#: 196708
The Poet Laureate will receive an honorarium of $3,000 per year plus reimbursement for approved (related) expenses.
The Poet Laureate is appointed for a term of one year, with annual renewals by the Mayor for a total of up to three years based on the City of Orlando’s evaluation.
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