Call for Applications: Poet Laureate of Kansas

The Kansas Humanities Council invites Kansas poets with a strong interest in public engagement to apply to serve as the 2013-2015 Poet Laureate of Kansas. A new program for the KHC, the position of Poet Laureate will help promote the humanities as a public resource for all Kansans.

The Poet Laureate will serve a two-year term beginning in April 2013. Activities will include audience discussions, special engagements, and a statewide project of his or her design that advances the reach and impact of poetry in Kansas.

Deadline Extended: Completed applications are due in the KHC office by 5:00 PM Monday, February 25, 2013.

Click here for eligibility requirements and application instructions.

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Contact Leslie Von Holten, Program Officer, leslie(at) or (785) 357-0359, for more information about the Poet Laureate of Kansas.

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