Poet Laureate of Arlington, VA

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2022 Poet Laureate of Arlington, VA


In 2022, Holly Karapetkova was named an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. In collaboration with Day Eight, Karapetkova (who will work with Arlington Youth Laureate Charlotte Maleski and the county’s Youth Poetry Ambassadors) will organize an anthology of youth poetry, offering a central point around which the community can organize readings and workshops. The anthology, launching in the spring of 2023, will be open to all high school county residents and will focus on the theme of resilience.