Calling all teen poets, spoken word artists, and rappers!
Win a chance to represent Daly City as the 2022-23 Daly City Youth Poet Laureate! DCPLA is proud to announce the launch of the 2022-23 Daly City Youth Poet Laureate program. In partnership with the National Youth Poet Laureate Program by Urban Word and Daly City Public Library, the program celebrates teen poets who live or attend school in Daly City and exhibit a commitment to artistic excellence, civic engagement, leadership, and social justice.
The Youth Poet Laureate receives:
• $5,000 award
• VIP status to represent Daly City at community events between May 2022 and May 2023
• Publication of 5 of your poems in the National Youth Poet Laureate annual anthology by Penmanship Books
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
• Reside OR attend school in Daly City
• Be between the ages of 13 and 18 years old by the application deadline
• Serve as Laureate for the program year, May 2022-May 2023
For additional information, email DCPLA Executive Director Victoria Magbilang at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (415) 596-8194.
Submit 5 original pieces with your application by January 31, 2022. Apply online at dcpla.org/youthpoetlaureate.