Alameda County Youth Poet Laureate 2023 Application For all youth ages 13-18 who reside in Alameda County. More information can be found on our website at aclibrary.org/youth-poet. Email questions to email@example.com. "*" indicates required fields Name* First Last Pronouns* She/Her He/Him They/Them Other Add Your Preferred Pronouns Birth Year*All participants must be ages 13-18 as of May 1, 2023. Zip Code*Participants must live in Alameda County. Email Address (One You Check!)* Are you able to commit for the full Poet Laureate program year: August 4, 2023 to August 2, 2024?* Yes No Name of Guardian*Please provide the name of your legal guardian if you are under the age of 18 as of May 1, 2023. First Last Email of Guardian*Please provide an email address so we can contact your guardian. Name of Adult Sponsor*This is the person who will write you a letter of recommendation if you advance to the interview round. Choose someone who knows your writing, school performance or community involvement. First Last Email of Adult Sponsor* Artist Statement/Bio*Introduce yourself in 250 words or less. Tell us who you are and what poetry means to you! This will be used as your bio if you advance to the interview round.Brag Sheet*List any awards or honors you have received, including anywhere your work has been published, any community service, writings and artwork, work experience, and activism you have done. Poetry Submission*Upload three poems totaling no more than ten pages in ONE attachment. Please do NOT include your name in the document as the first phase of judging is anonymous. Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 30 MB.Confirmation*The submitted poetry is my own original work, I have read the requirements and am eligible to apply to the program. I understand that if I advance to the final round, my writing may be published as part of the program, but I retain the full rights to publish or perform my work anywhere else I choose. I agreeNameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Close How is the information I enter in this webform being protected? Any information you send using this webform is protected in transit with SSL encryption.Visit our Privacy Statement, opens in a new window, opens a new window to learn more about how your personal information is handled and protected. Information submitted in this webform is secure. Learn More about sending data over email.