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POL at the National Book Festival

On Saturday, September 24, three National POL finalists will take to the Poetry & Prose stage at the Library of Congress' National Book estival in Washington, DC. National Champion Ahkei Togun (VA), National 2nd Place Finalist Marta Palombo (GA), and National Finalist Neely Seems (WV) will recite poems and discuss their experience with Poetry Out Loud at 10:00 am this Saturday. If you are in the DC area, don't miss the chance to see these amazing students in action.

For more information and footage from POL events at last Book Festivals, visit

Also, check out this great article about Neely at the Festival from the Charleston Gazette-Mail

Posted on 09.19.16