Poet Laureate of Toronto
The Poet Laureate of Toronto is the city's literary ambassador and advocate for poetry, language and the arts. He or she attends events across the city to promote and attract people to the literary arts. The poet laureate's mandate includes the creation of a legacy project that is unique to the individual.
- 2001-2004 - Dennis Lee
- 2004-2009 - Pier Giorgio Di Cicco
- 2009-2012 - Dionne Brand
- 2012-2015 - George Elliott Clarke
- 2015-present - Anne Michaels
- "Council appoints George Elliott Clarke Toronto's new Poet Laureate". City of Toronto. November 28, 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2013.
- "Anne Michaels is Toronto's new poet laureate". Toronto Star, October 14, 2015.
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