In the Spotlight

Back to School with Poetry

Bring your poetry lesson plans for readers and writers to life with these ideas from the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Learning Lab. Also available as a downloadable eBook.

Some topics include:

Also, be sure to check out the rest of what the Learning Lab has to offer!

 

POL at the National Book Festival

On Saturday, September 21st, the NEA will be hosting the Poetry and Prose Pavilion at the National Book Festival.  Three of our 2013 National Finalists will be reciting poetry and talking about Poetry Out Loud: 2nd Place Winner Blessed Sheriff (Maryland), Top 9 Finalist Russell Heitmann (Nebraska), and Top 9 Finalist Maria Zuniga (Texas).

The festival is free and open to the public. Join us on the 21st to support our POL students and enjoy a weekend in our nation's capital. For more information on the festival, visit http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/ or this article on the Festival in the Washington Post http://wapo.st/18iHCZE

Their performance begins Saturday, September 21, at 10:00am in the Poetry and Prose Pavilion.