Request an Appearance or Event

Thank you for your interest in hosting Oregon’s Poet Laureate. Please submit requests at least one month prior to the event and know that we are unable to honor all requests. After reviewing your request, if we have any questions we’ll be in contact and/or forward your request to the Poet Laureate who will reach out directly to discuss planning and details.

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    If your appearance request is approved, and your event is focused on the Poet Laureate, you will be responsible for the following:

    • Introducing the Oregon Poet Laureate as "appointed by Governor Kate Brown, and that the Poet Laureate program is a collaborative project of the state’s five cultural partners: Oregon Arts Commission, Oregon Humanities, Oregon Heritage Commission, Oregon Historical Society, and State Historic Preservation Office, with funding from the Oregon Cultural Trust."

    • Distributing and collecting audience feedback forms (provided by Oregon Humanities) and returning them within thirty days of the event

    • Once you have confirmed the details of your event, please email that event information to so we can track performances and help promote the event as relevant.