Surrey Poet Laureate

Surrey Searches for Next Poet Laureate

Surrey Poet Laureate completion

Great news about funding for Surrey’s Poet Laureate program—A great article from Tom Zillich at the Surrey Now Leader:

With funding in place, program co-ordinators plan to put out a call for applications for a new Poet Laureate later this spring, with the chosen candidate to start work this fall.

Saklikar, who will be involved in the selection process, told the Now-Leader it was an ‘amazing opportunity to be the first ever Poet Laureate for this thriving, diverse city.’

On April 2, Saklikar marked her first day as writer-in-residence for Surrey English Teachers Association, a role that involves doing poetry workshops across the school district.”

Read the Article Here