Mentored by Victoria’s Poet Laureate Yvonne Blomer, the Youth Poet Laureate will create and present new works to Victoria City Council and Youth Council, conduct poetry readings at City and Greater Victoria Public Library events, and organize a community youth poetry event.
The Youth Poet Laureate is an honorary one-year term position from January 1 to December 31, 2016. In addition to the year-long mentorship, the position receives a $1,750 honorarium and $1,000 of project funding. Previously sponsored by the private sector, the Youth Poet Laureate position is now funded by the City of Victoria and the Greater Victoria Public Library.
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Listing last confirmed: Mar. 18, 2016