Title: 2017 Mississauga Poet Laureate submission deadline
Date: March 17, 2017
Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Description: The City of Mississauga recognized its inaugural Poet Laureate in 2015. The role of the Poet Laureate is to elevate the status of poetry, literary arts and writers within their communities and beyond. The honorary position recognizes a poet who writes excellent poetry or spoken word and has written on themes that are relevant to the citizens of Mississauga. The Poet Laureate will serve a 2 year term beginning in April 2017 and ending in March 2019. The candidate must be a published poet or spoken word artist, and be a current Mississauga resident.