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Northern Arts & Culture: U.P. Poet Laureate application window open

U.P. Poet Laureate Foundation

Upper Peninsula poets of all kinds are encouraged to submit their work

The search for the next Upper Peninsula Poet Laureate is on.

Poetry and the spoken word is promoted and celebrated in the U.P. by the Upper Peninsula Poet Laureate Foundation, a 501(c)(3). The group celebrates poetry through online and print publications and also champions the U.P. Poets Laureate. The laureate represents all 15 counties of the Upper Peninsula.

Martin Achatz is the Vice President of the foundation and he stopped by Public Radio 90's studios to speak about the application window for the next U.P. Poet Laureate:

A conversation with Martin Achatz

The deadline for U.P. Poet Laureate applications is January 15th, 2023.

Click herefor a direct link to the application page.

Find more information and application instructions at uppoetlaureate.org.

Kurt lives in Marquette with his family and can’t imagine living anywhere else. He loves music, games, running, being near water, and a fine cold brew coffee.
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