Heights Arts seeks next CH poet laureate

Poet Laureate Christine Howey (right) with Heights Libraries Director Nancy Levin.

Heights Arts has begun the process of selecting the ninth Cleveland Heights poet laureate, who will serve from April 2018 to March 2020. The term of the current Cleveland Heights poet laureate, Christine Howey, ends March 31, 2018.

Poets from across Northeast Ohio are encouraged to apply. Candidates are not required to live in Cleveland Heights, but must demonstrate a strong connection to the city.

Heights Arts will accept online applications through Dec. 31. Detailed information about the responsibilities of the Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate are available on the Heights Arts website, www.heightsarts.org.

The Heights Writes Committee of Heights Arts will review applications and conducts interviews in January and February. A final selection will be made by March 2018.

Mary Ryan

Rachel Bernstein is the executive director of Heights Arts. 

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Volume 10, Issue 11, Posted 10:51 AM, 10.31.2017