In order to give equal representation to Canada’s two official languages, Poets Laureate are selected alternately from each official language community. For the 2023-2024 term, the poet will be expected to work primarily in French.
The competition for the 2023-24 Poet Laureate will be announced in 2022.
Please submit nominations by completing the nomination form and send to:
Poet Laureate Selection Committee
Library of Parliament
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A9
The nominator must inform the nominee of the submission.
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