The deadline to apply for Story Laureate of Yukon has been extended to August 21, 2020. The Story Laureate of Yukon serves as an ambassador for the literary arts, oral history and literacy in the context of Yukon’s past, present and future. As an ambassador, the Story Laureate of Yukon is invited to attend Yukon events to publicly share works. The Story Laureate creates work and focuses on cultural, historical, and heritage themes that are relevant to the people who live in Yukon. This is a two-year opportunity, beginning January 2021, with a $5,000.00 per year stipend for a writer, poet, story-teller or other word-artist.