One of the goals of the Santa Clara County Poet Laureate program is to craft a poetic identity for the county. I am pleased to announce, working with the County Executive’s Office of Public Affairs, we have created a beautiful, colorful Anthology of the poems that were submitted for the Poetry on the Move contest, last spring. It will be perfect bound and sized to replicate the VTA car cards.
You will recall that Poetry on the Move put winning poems in public transportation for everyone to enjoy. The Anthology, which takes its design cues from the shape and color of the transit and bus cards, includes all of the poems submitted for the contest, including yours.
We will print a limited supply for the public libraries. As a contributor to the collection or supporter of poetry in the county, you may pre-order copies of the Anthology for yourself, family and friends at cost. The cost for each Anthology is $17, including taxes, shipping and handling.
To reserve your copy(s), please place your order by responding to firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, January 29, so that we can have a sufficient number printed. You will receive the collection in the mail in four to six weeks. Please do not try to use the Poetry on the Move or any other email associated with me so that your order may be accurately processed.
Please include the following information:
Name, Mailing Address, and desired Quantity
Make your check payable to: County of Santa Clara
Mail check to:
County of Santa Clara
Office of Public Affairs
11th Floor East
70 West Hedding Street
San Jose, CA 95110
On behalf of the County of Santa Clara, we are very pleased to make this contribution towards fulfillment of the goals of the Poet Laureate program.
Santa Clara County Poet Laureate