March 21, 2009

and the winner is ...

this from the arts council of silicon valley. this means that you, dear reader, get inside information that hasn't been released to the public at large yet.


dear b1,

thank you for applying for the position of santa clara county poet laureate. i regret to inform you that you were not chosen to receive this award. the title of 2009 santa clara county poet laureate will be bestowed on nils peterson at the santa clara board of supervisors meeting on tuesday, march 24.

although you were not selected, this in no way diminishes our appreciation of your talent, commitment to the art form, and your contributions to the artistic vitality of this community. on behalf of the arts council, the santa clara county board of supervisors, santa clara county library and the panelists, i sincerely thank you for your application.

we wish you success as you continue writing and inspiring the community.

diem jones
director of programs