All in-person Washington State Poet Laureate events must be free and open to the public, with the exception of:
  •     Classroom visits
  •     Corrections center visits
  •     Writers' conferences and workshops
Applications to host the Washington State Poet Laureate are reviewed monthly at the beginning of each month.

Please note that due to the volume of event requests, new events are now only being considered for December 2022 and beyond.

Contact Information
Please enter contact information for the person who will be coordinating the event. 




Booking Organization Information

Booking Organization
Please provide the following information about the organization that will be sponsoring the Poet Laureate's visit(s).








Poet Laureate Event
Organizations can request up to three (3) Poet Laureate events. Additional events will each appear on a separate page of this application.

A new page has been created for your 2nd event. After completing the information for the current event, click 'Next Page' at the bottom of this form to enter information for your 2nd event.
A new page has been created for each of your 2 additional events. After completing the information for the current event, click 'Next Page' at the bottom of this form to enter information for your 2nd event and again to enter information for your 3rd event.
Event Information





Due to the volume of event requests, new events are only being considered for December 2022 and beyond.


Please enter the time in H:MM AM/PM format, e.g. 6:00 PM.

Please enter the time in H:MM AM/PM format, e.g. 6:00 PM.

Location Information






Organizational Partner

Please enter the name of your organizational partner. To add additional organizations, click 'Add Another Response' at the bottom right of this section.

Participating Poets and Scholars
A scholar is an individual who is recognized as an expert in one or more humanities disciplines. A scholar’s expertise may result from an advanced academic degree in the humanities or from serving as the keeper of community traditions and knowledge. Examples of scholars include but are not limited to, a tribal elder, an independent expert on American Literature, and a classics professor at a university.

Please enter the names of participating poets and scholars. To add additional names, click 'Add Another Response' at the bottom right of this section.



Poet Laureate Event 2
Event Information





Due to the volume of event requests, new events are only being considered for December 2022 and beyond.


Please enter the time in H:MM AM/PM format, e.g. 6:00 PM.

Please enter the time in H:MM AM/PM format, e.g. 6:00 PM.

Location Information






Organizational Partner

Please enter the name of your organizational partner. To add additional organizations, click 'Add Another Response' at the bottom right of this section.

Participating Poets and Scholars
A scholar is an individual who is recognized as an expert in one or more humanities disciplines. A scholar’s expertise may result from an advanced academic degree in the humanities or from serving as the keeper of community traditions and knowledge. Examples of scholars include but are not limited to, a tribal elder, an independent expert on American Literature, and a classics professor at a university.

Please enter the names of participating poets and scholars. To add additional names, click 'Add Another Response' at the bottom right of this section.



Poet Laureate Event 3
Event Information





Due to the volume of event requests, new events are only being considered for December 2022 and beyond.


Please enter the time in H:MM AM/PM format, e.g. 6:00 PM.

Please enter the time in H:MM AM/PM format, e.g. 6:00 PM.

Location Information






Organizational Partner

Please enter the name of your organizational partner. To add additional organizations, click 'Add Another Response' at the bottom right of this section.

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Participating Poets and Scholars
A scholar is an individual who is recognized as an expert in one or more humanities disciplines. A scholar’s expertise may result from an advanced academic degree in the humanities or from serving as the keeper of community traditions and knowledge. Examples of scholars include but are not limited to, a tribal elder, an independent expert on American Literature, and a classics professor at a university.

Please enter the names of participating poets and scholars. To add additional names, click 'Add Another Response' at the bottom right of this section.



Presentation Planning and Publicity

Honorarium


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Agreement
By submitting this application, the host organization contact agrees to:
  • Verbally acknowledge Humanities Washington and ArtsWA/Washington State Arts Commission and their sponsorship of the Washington State Poet Laureate program at the beginning and end of each program. 
  • Prominently include the Humanities Washington and ArtsWA/Washington State Arts Commission logos on all promotional materials.
  • Confirm the program will be free and open to the general public (except for classroom visits, corrections center visits, and writers' conferences and workshops).
  • Host the program at an ADA accessible location.
  • Widely publicize the program to the local community using publicity materials provided by the Washington State Poet Laureate.
  • Not record the presentation, unless with the express, advance permission of the Poet Laureate.
  • Promptly notify the Poet Laureate and Humanities Washington of any scheduling or location changes to the program. 
  • Confirm all arrangements with the Poet Laureate two weeks before the program. 
Submit Your Application
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You will receive a confirmation email after you submit that includes your application details and more information.

Thank you for applying for a Washington State Poet Laureate event!