In the Spotlight

POL at 2011 National Book Festival

On Sunday, September 25th, the NEA will be hosting the Poetry and Prose Pavilion at the National Book Festival.  Three of our 2011 Poetry Out Loud Champions will be featured:  Youssef Biaz (Alabama), Emily Orellana (Nevada), and Samuel Opoku (Colorado).

 Congratulations to them!

The festival is free and open to the public. Please consider joining us on the 25th to support our POL students and enjoy a weekend in D.C. on the National Mall. For more information on the festival, visit

 Their performance begins Sunday, September 25, at 1:00pm in the Poetry and Prose Pavilion.