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Poet Laureate Presentation to the Ukiah City Council
April 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ukiah City Council welcomes newly appointed Poet Laureate of Ukiah, Melissa Eleftherion Carr.
Carr becomes Ukiah’s 9th Poet Laureate, succeeding Roberta Werdinger. Established by the City Council in 2001, the Poet Laureate position underscores the importance the City of Ukiah places on the arts as an integral part of a dynamic, healthy community. The position honors poets living and working in the Ukiah area. As laureate, Carr will work with the Poet Laureate Committee to heighten public awareness of poetry, produce the annual UkiaHaiku Festival and other events, and be available to local schools and other organizations for readings and presentations. She will be officially ushered in as Poet Laureate at the Ukiah City Council meeting on April 7, 2021.
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