Poet Laureate of San Diego, CA

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2023 Poet Laureate of San Diego, CA


In 2023, Jason Magabo Perez was named an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. Perez will launch a youth empowerment poetry project that includes youth mentorship and workshops on poetry, performance-making, filmmaking, and video art. The project will feature collaborations with local high school ethnic studies and English teachers and the development of open-access poetry curricula, grassroots publishing initiatives, and a culminating youth poetry summit in San Diego.