Thursday, July 30, 2020

AmadorArts: Deadline Extended for Poet Laureate Nominations

The deadline to submit nominations for Amador’s next Poet Laureate has been extended to Friday, August 14, 11:59 p.m.  For more information about the two-year honorary Poet Laureate volunteer position including the application process, visit


As established by AmadorArts, the position is meant to respect local outstanding poets, integrate poetry into the community, enrich the education of our young people, and enhance the County’s position as a cultural center.


With the deadline extended, now is the time to submit a nomination, and it may come from individuals or organizations within or outside the county. The poet must reside in Amador County, and poets may self-nominate. 


If going to the website isn’t convenient, contact AmadorArts at  Follow AmadorArts on Facebook or call 209-256-8166.  Mailing address is  P.O. Box 206, Sutter Creek, CA 95685.  Nomination packets may be mailed to the PO Box, postmarked by August 14, or emailed by midnight August 14 to the above email address.


Amador County Arts Council is an Equal Opportunity, Anti-Racist organization committed to the equitable representation of all cultures, specifically those that have been historically marginalized including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, Disabled, Queer, Foster, Immigrant, Veteran, Returned Citizen, Recovery, and Isolated-Rural communities.


This activity is supported in-part by the California Arts Council, a state agency. Find out more are  If you want to ensure lifelong arts learning continues in our schools and community, click the Donate button at

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