Poet Laureate Program

The Milford Public Library, in partnership with the Milford Arts Council, is pleased to announce the establishment of the position of Poet Laureate of the City of Milford. During his/her four-year term, the Poet Laureate will act as an advocate for poetry, literature and the arts and will contribute to the City's poetry and literary legacy through public readings and participation in civic events.

We are pleased to announce that Milford resident, Mick Theebs, has been selected as the City Poet Laureate, with a term running July 1, 2016-June 30, 2020 . Mick will present original works at select City events and is starting a new writer's group, The Written Word, in partnership with the Milford Arts Council. For more information, visit  http://milfordarts.org/writers-group/.  

Mick can be contacted at milfordpoetlaureate@gmail.com

Information on the position can be found in the Application Packet

Questions may be emailed to: PoetLaureateCommittee@ci.milford.ct.us