Call for nominations for West Tisbury poet laureate


As the term of West Tisbury’s poet laureate, Emma Young, comes to a close, the town’s library seeks nominations for the new poet laureate for the term 2018 to 2021.

Poet laureate nominees must be year-round residents of West Tisbury, and willing to help raise public awareness of the importance of poetry to the Island community.

Nominate yourself or someone else by submitting a poet’s name and contact information in the nomination box at the West Tisbury library, or email with your submission. The deadline is Feb. 1; the new poet laureate will be appointed by April 1 and introduced at town meeting.

For more information about the nomination process and the role of town poet laureate, visit