San Mateo Poet Laureate nomination deadline is Wed July 31st

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Calling all San Mateo County Poets!

San Mateo County Poet Laureate Nomination Period Ends on Wednesday, July 31st!

(Redwood City, CA) – Wednesday, July 31st will mark the close of the nomination period for all poets interested in becoming San Mateo County’s first Poet Laureate, or for those interested in nominating a poet for the honorary post. There is still time to submit your nomination for consideration – but do so quickly!

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors created the honorary post of Poet Laureate at their April 23rd meeting. Supervisors Groom and Slocum formed the San Mateo County Poet Laureate Advisory Committee which includes: California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera; Jackie Berger, Director of the Master of Arts in English Program at Notre Dame de Namur University; Kalamu Chaché, East Palo Alto Poet Laureate; Maryann Moise Derwin, Chair of the San Mateo County Library JPA Governing Board and…

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