The Indianapolis Youth Poet Laureate Program (Indy YPL) launched in April 2019 under the leadership of VOICES—an education and arts non-profit centered on youth leadership and community development. The Indy YPL program will select one youth poet laureate who exemplifies the civic leadership and literary excellence required of a poet laureate.
Along with the title of Indianapolis Youth Poet Laureate, Indy’s youth poet laureate will:
Applications will be reviewed by a racially and generationally diverse panel of judges who are connected to the literary arts and youth development communities in Indianapolis.
Be sure to visit the Indiana State Museum's Great Hall for the announcement of the 2019 Indy Youth Poet Laureate and an all-ages community writing workshop on June 1 at 10 a.m. Click here to learn about free field trip options.
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