Joy Harjo. Member of the Mvskoke Nation. Poet. Musician. 2013 National Student Poets Program Juror.
elenichryssmas asked: Greetings! I think the inaugural finalists did an outstanding job this year...wow! Congratulations to them. They have certainly set a high bar while enriching us all. Question: When will the names of the 2013 semi-finalists be announced? Thank you!
Greetings! The 2013 Semi-finalists have been privately notified. As always, we were impressed with the caliber of the work and look forward to selecting the next class!
For National Poetry Month and in partnership with Carlos Flores from Department of Health, National Student Poet Lylla Younes was a showcase poet at 2013 Poetry/Slam Fiesta, hosted by the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico! Go Lylla!
National Student Poet Claire Lee takes a moment to read her scholars’ poems during her workshop at the East Harlem Tutorial Program. Beginning on April 3, Claire Lee led an eight workshop series with two 4th grade classes. After a wonderful month of writing and discussing the merits of poetry, her workshop ended on Monday, April 29. National Student Poet Claire Lee designed her own curriculum and offered one-on-one support for her budding class poets.
Some Poetry Magic: National Student Poet Claire Lee poses for a picture backstage with actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Amber Tamblyn and Patricia Clarkson (left to right). — at Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall.