Emberlight Festival Announces 2022 Poet Laureate

IRONWOOD – After careful deliberation, the Emberlight Festival’s 2022 Poet Laureate has been chosen. We are proud to announce that this year’s winner is Christy Schwan of Cedarburg, WI.

Christy Schwan is a rockhound, wild berry picker, wildflower seeker, astronomy studier, and quiet sports lover of canoeing, snowshoeing and loon spotting. She’s been writing for over fifteen years, and has focused on poetry since retiring two and a half years ago. Christy says she is ecstatic about being chosen as Emberlight’s 2022 Poet Laureate.

Experience a special treat on Saturday, July 2nd at the Art in the Park grand opening at 12pm at the entrance of the Miner’s Memorial Heritage Park. Christy will be sharing her winning poems. This event is free and open to the public.