2018 WWBA Long Island Poet of the Year Nominations
The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is seeking nominations for our 2018 Long Island Poet of the Year award. This award is given annually by WWBA to a Long Island poet recognized regionally for the excellence of his or her work and who is active in supporting and promoting poetry on Long Island.
The nomination should consist of a:
- brief bio/CV
- artistic engagements
- community activities
- a two page sample of the poet’s work.
This material should be submitted by email attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or by mail to:
Walt Whitman Birthplace Association
246 Old Walt Whitman Road
Huntington Station, New York 11746-4148.
Self-nominations are accepted. Nominations must be received by February 1, 2018. The WWBA Board of Trustees Program Committee will choose the awardee by February 28, 2018. The award will be presented at a reception/reading in April 2018.