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St. Albert Poet Laureate

Introducing Zach Polis, St. Albert’s first Poet Laureate.

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Selected Poems

Role of the Poet Laureate

The Poet Laureate is an honorary position with a term of two years. The Poet Laureate is a literary ambassador that champions poetry, language, and the arts. They also represent the city as Laureate during readings at civic functions and public poetry events.

In addition to the distinction of being named St. Albert’s first Poet Laureate, they receive an annual honorarium of $1000.

Zach Polis will serve as Laureate until April, 2020.

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