In the Spotlight

Family & Friends

Celebrate the season with poems of friends and family
The Arrow and the Song by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Bright Copper Kettles by Vijay Seshadri
Candles by Carl Dennis
Dressing My Daughters by Mark Jarmon
Eating Together by Li-Young Lee
Father by Edgar Albert Guest
Grandfather by Michael Ryan
[if mama / could see] by Lucille Clifton
Immigrant Picnic by Gregory Djanikian
Learning to Love America by Shirley Geok-Lin Lim
Mi Historia by David Dominguez
On an Unsociable Family by Elizabeth Hands
What to Say Upon Being Asked to be Friends by Julian Talamantez Brolaski

Visit Us at NCTE 2014 in DC!

Going to the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention in DC this week? If so, make sure you stop by the Poetry Out Loud booth in the Exhibit Hall. We will be in booth 209 handing out free POL swag and answering any and all questions about the program. Also, please feel free to stop by and tell us how we're doing; we are always eager to hear your suggestions! 


Download the NCTE 2014 app to mark the sessions you want to attend and the exhibitor booths you don't want to miss. 

Poetry Out Loud Booth 209

Prince George's Exhibit Hall, Gaylord Convention Center

Friday, November 21, 12-6 pm

Saturday, November 22, 9 am-5 pm

Sunday, November 23, 9 am-1 pm

Hope to see you in DC!!