Inspired by City of Nanaimo’s Poet Laureate Ms. Tina Biello, we invite you to send your short poems, haiku, prose poems, or excerpts from longer poems, 3-5 lines total, to the "2018 Poetry in Transit - Call for Poetry". Let’s celebrate poetry and hear your voices.
The 2018 theme is "Caring for Others". Help us see what you see and hear what you hear. Share your poetry stories about Nanaimo with the many passengers who ride the bus with you every day. Select poems will be chosen to appear on the bus and program promotional materials.
Poets are asked to:
Poems will be selected on the basis of:
How to submit your poem(s):
We thank all poets in advance for their submissions, but only those poets whose poems have been selected will be contacted. Keep a copy of your submission as it will not be returned to you.
Last updated: August 27, 2018