A person with pink hair, wearing a toque, uses their phone to take a photo of fluorescent tubing on the exterior of a black building outlining the words Let's Heal the Divide
'Contrasts,' part of the Vancouver Poet Laureate City Poems Project.

Call for submissions: 2025 Poet Laureate

The City of Vancouver, the Vancouver Public Library, and the Vancouver Writers Fest are accepting submissions from published and performance poets for Vancouver’s next poet laureate. 

The laureate will start in January 2025 for a 2 or 3-year term. The announcement of the new laureate will take place at the Vancouver Book Award event in October 2024.

What's happeningSubmissions for the next Vancouver poet laureate have closed.

The new poet laureate will be announced in the fall.


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Miko Hoffman
Cultural Planner