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Clark County Poet Laureate

Clark County Poet Laureate

Clark County Poet Laureate
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The Clark County Poet Laureate is selected every two years by a panel and is funded by the Clark County Arts program which was created by the Clark County Board of Commissioners. The poet laureate for the 2022-2024 term is Angela M. Brommel. Her project centers on poetry for resilience with a special focus on poetry in the parks and interdisciplinary arts conversations and collaborations. Clark County Poet Laureate events and programs are free and open to the public.

Brommel is the author of two books, Mojave in July (Tolsun Books) and Plutonium & Platinum Blonde (Serving House Books). Her poetry has been published in the North American Review, The Best American Poetry blog, and many other journals and anthologies. In 2018 she was a Red Rock Canyon Artist in Residence, serving as the inaugural poet of the program. She serves as  Editor-in-Chief and Poetry Editor for The Citron Review.

At Nevada State University, she serves as Senior Advisor & Executive Director for the Arts within the Office of the Provost and Office for the Arts, as affiliate faculty within the School of Liberal Arts, Sciences & Business, as well as serving as Visiting Professor for the Arts at the University of Derby. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles, an MA in Theatre from the University of Northern Iowa, and a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies from UNLV.


WATCH
Clark County Poet Laureate presents JM Huck & Sheila Navarro (YouTube)
Clark County Poet Laureate presents Grace Hwang (YouTube)
Clark County Poet Laureate presents Poetry Corner w/ Bruce Isaacson (YouTube)
Clark County Poet Laureate presents Monarch the Poet (YouTube)
Clark County Poet Laureate presents Vogue Robinson (YouTube)
Clark County Poet Laureate presents Sarah O'Connell (YouTube)
Clark County Poet Laureate presents New Year Writing Prompts (YouTube)
Clark County Poet Laureate presents Ilakkiya Suresh (YouTube)
Clark County Poet Laureate presents Elizabeth Quiñones-Zaldaña (Youtube)
Clark County Poet Laureate presents Gig Depio (Youtube)
Clark County Poet Laureate presents Aarav Thanki (YouTube)
Clark County Poet Laureate presents Angela M. Brommel (Youtube)

For more information about Clark County Poet Laureate Angela M. Brommel or to inquire about events and appearances, please visit her website here or send an email here.      

For Clark County Poet Laureate media/press inquiries, please contact Rich Mueller at (702) 455-8146 or board1@clarkcountynv.gov.

Clark County Poets Laureate
2022 - 2024      Angela M. Brommel
2021                      Sin À Tes Souhaits
2019 - 2021        Heather Lang-Cassera
2017 - 2019        Vogue Robinson
2015 - 2017        Bruce Isaacson

PARTICIPATE

Attend a free writing workshop, poetry reading, panel, or other special event with the Clark County Poet Laureate. Upcoming events include:

Friday Night Writes and Poetry & Poses are hosted by Clark County Poet Laureate Angela M. Brommel as part of her Poetry for Resilience program.


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