The Craft and Heart of Writing Poetry for Children 2019

October 13 - 17, 2019


If you have a passion for writing children’s poetry, then please join us. Beginning poets, seasoned writers, teachers, and dreamers are all welcome.

Would you love to work in an intimate setting with published poets, make new friends, and immerse yourself in writing poetry and working on the craft? Then this workshop is for you. Our goal is to bring poets together to delve into the heart, joy, and craft of poetry.


Georgia Heard

Georgia Heard received her M.F.A. in poetry writing from Columbia University. She is a founding member of the Teachers College…
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Rebecca Kai Dotlich

Rebecca is an author and poet whose poetry appears in many award-winning collections, in dozens of anthologies and textbooks, and…
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Rebecca Davis

Rebecca M. Davis is Senior Editor of Boyds Mills Press and Wordsong, Imprints of Boyds Mills & Kane. WordSong is…
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Nikki Grimes

Special SKYPE Guest Nikki Grimes, New York Times bestselling author, is the recipient of the 2017 Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal,…
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Jane Yolen

Special SKYPE Guest Jane Yolen, often called “the Hans Christian Andersen of America,” celebrated the publication of her 365th book…
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All-Inclusive Event Cost: $1,495.00

All-inclusive means we provide transportation to and from the airport, lodging and all meals.

workshop information

Begins with dinner on Sunday, October 13 with dinner; ends Thursday, October 17 with lunch.