New Youth Poet Laureate Announced
Lucie Sechler, Westwood High School class of 2024, is Westwood’s first Youth Poet Laureate. She was formally appointed at the May 8 Westwood Select Board meeting by a unanimous vote. A selection committee composed of library director Elizabeth McGovern, Friends of the Library member and poet Karen Michaelson, and Westwood Poet Laureate Lynne Viti reviewed applications of several applicants and interviewed three finalists before formally recommending Lucie to the Select Board. Her term runs for one year, beginning June 1, 2023.
Lucie will be working closely with Westwood Poet Laureate Lynne Viti over the next year.
Stay tuned for more on upcoming poetry events in town.