RVA Poet Laureate

“The City of Richmond announces our first Poet Laureate position. This role is open to all of our area’s talented poets. The Poet Laureate will possess a dedication to their craft and will work to raise greater appreciation for the reading and writing of poetry through community engagement. This unique opportunity enables the poet to reflect their love of poetry and make poetry and literature readily accessible to residents and visitors to the City of Richmond.”

While Ekoji is not directly involved as an organization, Ekoji member Jean Huets was on the planning committee. Knowing the creative energy in the Ekoji community, she encourages any qualified people to apply for the position. The City Dept. of Human Resources and other organizations will support the Poet Laureate’s projects.

Apply at: RVA Poet Laureate