Galena’s Poet Laureate

Become Galena's Poet Laureate

To promote and build community through the art of literature, specifically poetry, the Galena Public Library with support from the City of Galena, the Galena School District, and the Galena Center for the Arts, is announcing the creation of a Poet Laureate in Galena. 


The Galena Poet Laureate will celebrate the heritage, uniqueness, diversity, and achievements of the City of Galena through the appreciation and art of poetry.


Poets who are full-time residents of the City of Galena and are 25 years of age and older are encouraged to apply.


Applications for Candidacy will be accepted from February 1 to February 28, 2024.

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