Poet Laureate Program
Summer Jubilations: A plein air poetry program at dusk featuring readers who celebrate the joys and miracles of life on Earth. All programs feature four readers followed by an open call. Hosted by Malibu Poet Laureate Ann Buxie. Complimentary and an RSVP is not required.
- June 8, 5:30 PM, Legacy Park - Featuring "The Secret Embrace" by Thomas Keating
- August 10, 5:30 PM, Legacy Park - Featuring "Timesweep" by Carl Sandberg
Malibu Poet Laureate
Malibu Poet Laureates
|Dr. John Struloeff||October 2020 - June 2021|
|Ellen Reich||March 2019 - April 2020|
|Ricardo Means Ybarra||March 2017 - March 2019|
2021 Malibu Poetry Anthologies
"Who We Are" edited by former Malibu Poet Laureate John Struloeff, with support from the Poet Laureate Committee and the Malibu Cultural Arts Commission. The anthology includes work from 41 poets and their biographical information.
"Quilt" features poetry and art from fifth-grade students at Malibu Elementary School. Students attended poetry writing workshops with former Poet Laureate Ricardo Means Ybarra and Jolynn Regan. The program also included art lessons with Nicole Fisher.
2022 Poetry and Art Anthology will include poems by Malibu Elementary School 5th grade class, Malibu Middle School Lapajne English Class, Malibu High School Carrier Creative Writing Class, and poems from Levy and Matthew Distance Learning Classes. The Anthology will be released before June 2022.
Questions related to the Community Anthologies may be directed to Kristin Riesgo, Community Services Deputy Director or call (310) 456-2489, ext. 350.