Vote for the Next Cambridge Poet Populist by Apr. 29.


Poet Populist Finalists

The Cambridge Poet Populist is an official position for a local poet, chosen by the people to represent poetry for the City of Cambridge. The Poet Populist will facilitate the creation and appreciation of poetry throughout the city for all residents of Cambridge. The Poet Populist will maintain a schedule of public appearances throughout his/her one-year term in the position. This program is sponsored by the City of Cambridge, the Cambridge Arts Council, and the Cambridge Public Library.

For more information about the Poet Populist Program or the 2011 Nomination/Election process please contact Julie Madden, Director of Community Arts, at or 617-349-4381, or visit:


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