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The Montgomery County Poet Laureate (MCPL) program was founded by Joanne Leva of Lansdale, PA, to recognize and promote excellence in poetry. Modeled after the Bucks County Poet Laureate Program, which has been running successfully for over 30 years, the MCPL program has recently completed it's 19th successful year. Since its inception MCPL, has expanded the many programs available to experience and learn about poetry.

The MCPL program promotes a sense of accomplishment and pride among students, artists, and citizens who choose to participate. The program benefits the county by building a long-term infrastructure for literary advancements in our community, in our schools and in our homes.

MCPL is a non-profit organization supported by the Indian Valley Arts Foundation and our Community Partners: Indian Valley Public Library, Rosemont College, Philadelphia Stories, Literary Death Match (LDM), Head House Books, James A. Michener Art Museum, Philadelphia Writers Conference, NHS Human Services, The Daily Grind Cafe, Vine & Fig Tree Bistro, Theatre Horizon, Friends of Graeme Park, Ambler Library.

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