The City of Hamilton is accepting applications for the Poet in Place program. This program will
recognize a poet or spoken word artist who engages the local community through their work,
has a strong artistic voice and excellent performance abilities, and who has a demonstrated
interest in placemaking. While serving a two-year term, the Poet in Place will help shape public
spaces through projects and programs and use poetry to connect the citizens of Hamilton to
The poet will be selected by a community jury and will receive a fee/honorarium for their work.
Application Deadline: Friday, November 3, 2023 at 4:00 PM (EST)
Webpage with application information http://hamilton.ca/PoetInPlace
Program Information Meeting: Wednesday October 11, 2023 at 6:00 PM (EST) Via Video Conference (Zoom). Please see webpage to register.