2019 WWBA
 Long Island Poet of the Year 

The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is seeking nominations for our 2019 Long Island Poet of the Year award. This award is given annually by WWBA to a Long Island poet recognized regionally for the excellence of his or her work and who is active in supporting and promoting poetry on Long Island.

The nomination should consist of a:

  • brief bio/CV
  • publications
  • artistic engagements
  • community activities
  • a two page sample of the poet’s work.

This material should be submitted by email attachment to: director@waltwhitman.org

or by mail to:

Executive Director
Walt Whitman Birthplace Association
246 Old Walt Whitman Road
Huntington Station, New York 11746-4148.

Self-nominations are accepted. Nominations must be received by January 31, 2019. The WWBA Board of Trustees Program Committee will choose the awardee by February 28, 2019. The award will be presented at a reception/reading 
in April 2019.

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