Poet Laureate Applications

Beacon appointment will begin Jan. 1

The Howland Public Library is accepting submissions from residents of the Beacon City School District to serve a two-year term as Beacon Poet Laureate. Duties include readings at select government and community-wide events.

Applications are available at the library at 313 Main St. The deadline is Friday, Sept. 9. The city’s third poet laureate will be named in November and will begin Jan. 1, succeeding Thomas O’Connell. Larry Sansone was named the first poet laureate in 2013.

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