Call for Artists

Poet Laureate 2021-2023 Call for Submissions 
The Malibu City Council and Malibu Arts Commission has opened the application period for the 2021-2023 Poet Laureate.  The selected Poet Laureate will serve a 2-year term and is expected to carry on the duties as the official consultant in Poetry to the City of Malibu.  

The open call is for Malibu citizens and affiliates who have a passion for promoting and enhancing the literary arts in Malibu.  All submissions will be reviewed by a panel of the Poet Laureate Committee.

  • Open application submission period: April 5 to May 21, 2021
  • Review Period: June to August 2021
  • Appointment: September 2021
  • Term: September 2021 to September 2023

Applications to the City of Malibu should include poetry samples, information about the applicant's affiliation to Malibu, and an interest statement.

Questions related to the Poet Laureate program, call for submissions, application process or cultural arts programming may be directed to Kristin Riesgo, Community Services Deputy Director.