Poetry should be heard and not just seen. The Poetry Blast, an ALA tradition, is a popular event featuring new and established poets reading their work. Hosted by library consultant Barbara Genco and poet Marilyn Singer, it invites attendees to appreciate the pleasures and variety of poetry for children and young adults. This year's award-winning poets include: Nikki Grimes, Laura Purdie Salas, Laura Shovan, Joyce Sidman, Marilyn Singer and Elizabeth Steinglass.
Program subject to change.
ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA, UNO
Meeting Type: PopTop Stage
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.