Milton Public Library begins search for the second Writer in Residence

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Milton Public Library begins search for the second Writer in Residence

MILTON PUBLIC LIBRARY BEGINS SEARCH FOR 2023 DR. HERB VOIGT MEMORIAL WRITER-IN-RESIDENCE

The Milton Public Library is excited to announce the search is underway for the 2023 Dr. Herbert Voigt Writer-in-Residence. This position provides the opportunity for a local writer to become more involved with the Library and within the community. The Trustees of the Milton Public Library will be sponsoring this one year position.

The Writer-in-Residence will be an aspiring or published writer, residing in Milton, who furthers the Library’s fundamental mission through the creation of an original piece of work and sharing their expertise through developing and offering library programming.  The candidate search will take place over the next couple of months, with an application deadline of May 12, 2023, and the position will run from July 2023 through June 2024.

The position is named in honor of former Library Trustee Herbert Voigt. Dr. Voigt was a member of the Library Board of Trustees from 2012 until his passing in 2018. Dr. Voigt championed library services and the providing of space to explore creativity.

For more information about requirements and expectations, to find an application, and to meet the inaugural Writer-In-Residence Joan F. Smith, author of the upcoming book “The Other Side of Infinity,” please visit: https://miltonlibrary.org/about/writer-in-residence/

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