Who Will be the First Youth Poet Laureate of Philadelphia ? Maybe You!
Who Will be the First Youth Poet Laureate of Philadelphia ?
Philadelphia has always been in the vanguard of the creative arts.Here is yet another great example that proves this point.The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy is establishing Philadelphia’s first Youth Poet Laureate position. I just applied and I encourage all my fellow Philly poets to do the same. Here is a link for more information.http://creativephl.org/youthpoetlaureate
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Anne of Green Gables,The Giver,Heir Apparent
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