Delaware Poet Laureate
Delaware's Poet Laureate is an honorary position appointed by, and serving at the pleasure of, the Governor. The Poet Laureate serves as an advocate, educator, and presenter of poetry throughout the state. Activities for this position have included:
- Promoting the importance of poetry and the literary arts as part of Delaware's cultural heritage
- Speaking at such official state functions as the opening of state legislative sessions, the Governor’s Awards for the Arts, conferences, and public ceremonies
- Presenting readings and poetry discussions in educational settings and community events across the state
- Developing poetry programming and presentation opportunities in collaboration with the Division of the Arts to support the Division's program goals
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