February 24, 2009

poet laureate update

got this email earlier today (my hiptop may have mauled some of the
original formatting) ...


Subject: Santa Clara County Poet Laureate process


Thank you for your recent application to the Santa Clara County Poet
Laureate program, administered by Arts Council Silicon Valley. We are
excited with the response to this historical initiative, as we received
23 applications.

A panel of experts, who will recommend 2-3 finalists to be interviewed
by an interview committee, will review and rank all applications. Please
NOTE the interviews will be held on the morning of Tuesday March 17th.
If you are selected to be a finalist, you will be notified by Wednesday
March 11.

Thank you again for bringing projecting your voice through poetry and
your commitment to our community.