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Beacon Poet Laureate Submission Deadline is 9/12!

Beacon Poets!  The call for submissions for the position of Beacon Poet Laureate closes on 9/12.  If you haven't already, submit your work now!

The applicants for this two-year term (Jan. 1, 2015-Dec. 31, 2016) position must reside in the Beacon City School District. The Beacon Poet Laureate position has been formally recognized and approved by Mayor Randy Casale and the Beacon City Council. The responsibilities of the Beacon Poet Laureate include presenting poetry readings at select government and community-wide events.

Applications, and an Overview and Summary of Expected Responsibilities, are available hereon the or may be picked up at the Howland Public Library. Deadline to receive complete application packages is September 12, 2014. Announcement of the selected poet will be held November 6, 2014.
For more information, contact Alison Herrero at 831-1134, or stop by the Howland Public Library at 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY.

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