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Northfield Poet Laureate: Other Public Poetry in Northfield

The Northfield Poet Laureate is sponsored by the City of Northfield and funded by the Northfield Public Library and the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (SEMAC), in partnership with the Northfield Arts and Culture Commission.

Riverwalk Poetry Steps

The Poetry Steps were a collaborative project of more than a dozen Northfield poets, and were painted by former and current directors of the Northfield Public Library, Teresa Jensen and Natalie Draper. (Image from the 2021 Arts and Culture Commission Annual Report).

Northfield Public Library Atrium

In November 2018, the Northfield Public Library installed in its atrium a poem written specifically for the space by Poet Laureate Rob Hardy.