News release

Mississauga Seeks New Poet Laureate for 2021 to 2024 Term

Local government | June 17, 2021

The City of Mississauga is searching for its fourth Poet Laureate to fill a 31-month term, starting this September until March 2024.

The selected candidate will take over for the current Poet Laureate, Paul Edward Costa, as his term comes to an end this year.

This honorary position is well suited for a poet who is skilled in poetry, spoken word and public speaking. They must also be able to speak and write on themes that are important to Mississauga residents. The position grants the opportunity to give back to the city while creating an artistic legacy.

What: Mississauga Poet Laureate recruitment

Where: Submit your application online

When: Applications close on Sunday, August 1 at 4:30 p.m.


Media Contact: 
Linnéa Davis
Communications Assistant
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 4106
TTY: 905-896-5151