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SLO County seeks next Poet Laureate



Know someone with the gift of verse whose whimsical words bring a tear to the eye? They just might be the next Poet Laureate of San Luis Obispo County.

Arts Obispo is seeking nominations for the next SLO County Poet Laureate. The new poet laureate will serve a two-year term from Jan. 1, 2017, to Dec. 31, 2018. 

Nominees for Poet Laureate must be a resident of SLO County, have a significant body of published work and the ability to represent the county at various events such as ARTS Obispo’s Poetry Out Loud. 

The nomination period is from June 28 to Aug. 15. Information and nomination criteria can be found by visiting

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