TITLE: National Student Poets: 2012 National Book Festival
EVENT DATE: 09/23/2012
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 31 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
A presentation of National Student Poets at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: The National Student Poets Program debuts at the National Book Festival and will confer the nation's highest honor for youth poets presenting original work. Five outstanding high school poets whose work exhibits exceptional creativity, dedication to craft and promise are selected annually for a year of service as literary ambassadors for poetry, encouraging a wide range of youth to explore and develop new creative capabilities. This program is a partnership between the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2012