laurel wreathThe mission of Wallingford’s Poet Laureate Program is to communicate the value of poetry and use poetry as a means to inspire, inform, and entertain the community at large. The Poet Laureate of the Town of Wallingford serves as an ambassador of the community’s vibrant literary life – promoting its literary community and celebrating the written word.

To be considered, a nominee must be a poet and resident of Wallingford or employed in Wallingford, and available and willing to collaborate with other town poets to develop and present poetry-related activities that address the objectives of the laureate program.

Completed applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018.

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