Now Accepting Nominations!
The Long Island Poet of the Year Award is an annual award given by Walt Whitman Birthplace Association (WWBA) to honor a notable and distinguished local poet who actively promotes poetry on Long Island.
Nominations must be received by February 15, 2023
The WWBA Board of Trustees Program Committee will choose the awardee by March 15, 2023. The award will be presented at a reception-reading in April 2023.