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.

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.

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.

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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