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 resiliency 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 College she serves as Executive Director of the Office for the Arts and as affiliate faculty within the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences. 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 Ilakkiya Suresh (YouTube)
Clark County Poet Laureate program presents Angela M. Brommel (Youtube)
Clark County Poet Laureate presents Elizabeth Quiñones-Zaldaña (Youtube)
Clark County Poet Laureate presents Gig Depio (Youtube)

For more information about the Clark County Poet Laureate, 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 Poet Laureates
2015 - 2017 Bruce Isaacson
2017 - 2019 Vogue Robinson
2019 - 2021 Heather Lang-Cassera
2021 Sin À Tes Souhaits
2022 - 2024 Angela M. Brommel