Applications for the honorary Office of Winona Poet Laureate are now being accepted by the City of Winona Fine Arts Commission.
The deadline for submissions is November 1st. The honoree will be announced mid-November.
The Fine Arts Commission wants "to recognize individuals in the area who are dedicated to the art of poetry."
The Poet Laureate will promote writing, reading, performing, displaying and teaching of poetry and will organize annual readings and workshops. She or he will receive a $1,200 honorarium for two years service.
Application information is available at www.cityofwinona.com .