Youth Poet Laureate

Poster for youth poet laureate search - see text below

Calling all poets, lyricists, writers, creators, and visionaries!

Nebraska's 2022 Youth Poet Laureate Search has begun

The YPL will receive $1,000, up to $2,000 towards a community-engagement project of their design, year-long guidance from a creative and civic mentor, and up to 6 public readings in Nebraska. Also, being Nebraska's YPL makes them eligible to compete in the regional and national Youth Poet Laureate competitions.

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