In the Spotlight

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 or this article on the Festival in the Washington Post

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