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Lake County Library System’s Poet Laureate Program

Online Entry Submission Form

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Release/Entry Form

Poet Laureate Nominee:

* First Name:
* Last Name:
* Street Address:
* City:
* State:
* Zip:
* Phone:
E-mail:

Nominator:

* First Name:
* Last Name:
* Street Address:
* City:
* State:
* Zip:
* Phone:
E-mail:
 

Poet Statement Overview:

In this section, describe the poet laureate nominee’s qualifications and why this person should be considered as poet laureate. Refer to the poet as “the poet”. This will be helpful in the blind consideration. Please keep the statement to 1-2 pages. The statement can be attached as separate pages.

Include the following:

  • names of their publications
  • teaching experiences
  • literary arts community involvement
  • other relevant contributions

Please also outline the goals of the poet laureate nominee:

  • Plans for the role of poet laureate
  • Ways to impact the community through fostering the love of poetry throughout Lake County
  • New programs to implement

Do not include personally identifiable information of the poet. This includes (but is not limited to):

  • Address (home/work)
  • Birthplace
  • Citizenship/Legal status
  • Disabilities
  • Gender
  • Marriage records
  • Military records
  • Name/nicknames
  • Pronouns (him, her)
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Religious preference
  • Security clearance

Poet Statement:

Upload an attachment PDF or Word Document:
 
OR enter text here:

Poem Submissions:

Include 3-5 poems from the poet.

  • Include an English translation of each poem if the originals are in another language.
  • The poems can be attached as separate pages. They can be copies from publications or retyped, but not handwritten. If they are copies of a publication, please remove page numbers and any personally identifiable information of the poet.

Poems:

Upload an attachment PDF or Word Document:
 
OR enter poems in text boxes provided below:
 
Poem #1
 
Poem #2
 
Poem #3
 
Poem #4
 
Poem #5
 
 
By clicking submit you are affirming that the information is true and accurate and the works here in are the works of the poet nominated. Also by submitting it authorizes the Lake County Library System to use this information only for the selection process of the Poet Laureate Program.