About the Program Testimonials Poets in Residence. Watch this video to learn more about our program, and to meet our team and our students, and read more below. The poets meet with their classrooms weekly, and publish student work after each session on our Hands On Stanzas school blogs. Each week our poet and students read, write, discuss, and perform poetry. The program improves reading and writing skills, builds confidence, and affirms the voices of young Chicagoans. Each year, our students show not only an increase in literacy and comprehension, but they self-report increased confidence in reading, writing, and self-expression.
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Jump to navigation Skip to main content. Kathryn K. Matthew and Librarian of Congress Dr. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Throughout the year, the Poets will serve as literary ambassadors and will share their passion for poetry and literacy with their communities and at libraries and museums throughout their regions. This will be done through service projects, workshops, and public readings. This year, out of a pool of more than 23, works of poetry submitted to the Awards, 35 semi-finalists were invited to submit additional poetry and performance videos to distinguished jurors for final selection as National Student Poets.
There are presently no open calls for submissions. A prose and poetry contest for high school writing students. All submissions open November 15th, , and close January 31stth,
Poets via Post: Advice to Young Poets. We asked a number of noted contemporary poets to deliver a piece of advice for younger poets. They sent in their advice on decorated postcards. Browse postcards and ephemera sent by Eduardo C.