For the position of Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate 2016-2017
Deadline to submit nominations: Friday 3 July 2015
- In order to give equal representation to Canada’s two official languages, Poets Laureate are selected alternately from each official language community. For the 2016-2017 term, an anglophone poet will be selected.
- Candidates must be residents of Canada.
Criteria for selection
- have made significant contributions to the literary community;
- have a substantial record demonstrating literary excellence;
- be available to travel throughout Canada to promote the value of poetry;
- be available to participate in parliamentary events, as required.
Process for nomination
Please submit nominations by completing the nomination form and send to:
The nominator must inform the nominee of the submission.
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