Apparently, poet Jack Hirschman's term has expired, and a new poet laureate for the city of San Francisco is sought.
Read the full story at: http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_10189562?nclick_check=1.
Nomination forms and even more poet laureate information are available at: http://sfpl.org/poetlaureate.htm.
Deadline for nominations is August 28, 2008.
If you're eligible, best of luck to you.