Kenn Nesbitt is new Children's Poet Laureate

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Kenn Nesbitt is new Children's Poet Laureate

Jun 12 2013

Kenn Nesbitt has been named the new Children's Poet Laureate: Consultant in Children's Poetry to the Poetry Foundation, which noted that the two-year position comes with a $25,000 prize and "aims to raise awareness that children have a natural receptivity to poetry and are its most appreciative audience, especially when poems are written specifically for them." He succeeds J. Patrick Lewis

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