By submitting this application you certify that you are willing and able to fulfill the duties of the Youth Poet Laureate, if selected for the position. Poems submitted remain sole property of the applicant. This completed application will be submitted to the Free Library of Philadelphia and reviewed by the Poet Laureate Governing Committee. The committee will select a Laureate and finalists to be announced by July 2019.
If you would prefer to submit a paper application, please type answers to the information and questions above and mail them with your three typed poems to:
Free Library of Philadelphia
Attn: Andrew Nurkin
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Paper applications must be submitted or postmarked by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2019. (NOTE EXTENDED DEADLINE)