5.26.2005

San Francisco Poet Laureate 2005-07
Nomination Form

Nominating Statement:
Attach two or three paragraphs on why the nominee should be San Francisco’s Poet Laureate.

Bibliography:
Include bibliography of published works and/or performance history. Do not submit poetry at this time. Committee may request samples of work at a later date.

Criteria:
Poet Laureate Nominees must be San Francisco residents. Must have substantial body of work, including at least one full length book (minimum 48 pages, not self-published or vanity press) or CD (not self-produced) or 20 or more published poems in established publications over the past five years.

Responsibilities:
1. Deliver an inaugural address to the public on the state of poetry at the San Francisco Public Library.
2. Participate in community-based poetry events.
3. Work on one or more poetry-centered events in cooperation with the San Francisco Public Library.
4. Do a reading at Litquake.

Nominations due on June 15, 2005
Send to: Poet Laureate Committee
c/o Luis Herrera, City Librarian
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Name of person submitting nomination: ____________________________________________
Address: _____________________________________________________________________
Phone: ______________ Fax: ______________ Email: _______________________________
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