Call For Artists

poetry anthology, "All Breathing Things"

  • Submission Deadline: Sunday, April 2, 2023
  • Submit an application and poems for consideration online

The City of Malibu, with the support of Malibu Poet Laureate Ann Buxie, is seeking poems from Malibu community members for an anthology on the theme of, "All Breathing Things." The anthology will include poems from local authors that celebrate the joy of belonging to Earth's family. Submit poems or prose that changed or deepened your respect for all breathing things. Submit up to three poems for consideration online by April 2, 2023.

Guidelines related to the anthology, including submission requirements, are available online. Submissions will only be accepted online. 

Verse About Town 

Local poets are encouraged to submit their work to be featured in the Malibu Poet Laureate Committee's program, Verse About Town. Poetry is displayed monthly at City Parks. Visit the program webpage for additional details and submit poems through the City's online form center.

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