San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Appoint Aileen Cassinetto as the Next San Mateo County Poet Laureate

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contacts: Katie Woods, Communications Manager San Mateo County Libraries (650) 556-5209 San Mateo, CA - Today, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors appointed Aileen Cassinetto of San Mateo to the honorary post of Poet Laureate. Her role as Poet Laureate will be to elevate poetry among San…
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San Mateo County Appoints Aileen Cassinetto as Next San Mateo County Poet Laureate

Join us in congratulating Aileen Cassinetto on her appointment to the honorary post of Poet Laureate. As our county's next Poet Laureate, her role will be to elevate poetry among San Mateo County residents and to celebrate the literary arts by making poetry more accessible to people in their everyday lives. Created in 2013 by…
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County Seeks New Poet Laureate

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Katie Woods, Communications Manager San Mateo County Libraries (650) 312-5274 SAN MATEO, CA – San Mateo County is seeking a new Poet Laureate for the 2019-2020 term. The mission of the Poet Laureate is to elevate poetry and celebrate the literary arts within the County by making poetry…
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Are You the Next Poet Laureate?

Seeking the Next Poet Laureate San Mateo County is seeking the next Poet Laureate for 2019-2020. The new Poet Laureate should have a passion for poetry and a commitment to making poetry accessible to all residents of San Mateo County. The Poet Laureate will be a two-year position which includes a $5000 yearly stipend. Current Poet…
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Celebrate Black History Month

Kitchen Demo With Bryant Terry Bryant Terry is a James Beard Foundation Leadership Award-winning chef, educator, TED Talk alumnus, and author renowned for his activism to create a healthy, just, and sustainable food system. He is currently the Chef-in-Residence at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco where he creates programming that…
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“Spoken Art” Community Project to Showcase Local Poets and Artists

This summer, the San Mateo County Poet Laureate launched an exciting new community project, Spoken Art, to showcase the work of local poets and visual artists. Each month, the Spoken Art webpage will feature artwork by a different San Mateo County artist, and invite San Mateo County residents of all ages to create and submit…
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“Poetry Is Nature” Celebration and Reception to be Held on Saturday, October 15

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Anne-Marie Despain, Director of Library Services San Mateo County Libraries (650) 312-5258 San Mateo County, CA – San Mateo County’s Poet Laureate Caroline Goodwin has selected the winning poems for her final “Poetry Is Nature” contest. A celebration of our local poets, nature in and around the County…
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Poetry Is Nature: Call for Submissions

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anne-Marie Despain, Director of Library Services San Mateo County Libraries (650) 312-5258 San Mateo, CA - San Mateo County's Poet Laureate Caroline Goodwin is seeking submissions for this fall’s “Poetry Is Nature” campaign. Poets of any age living in San Mateo County are asked to submit their poems exploring nature in…
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