Poetry Friday: Announcing the CYBILS Poetry Panelists and Judges


It’s Friday. Head to The Poem Farm for more poetry.

Selecting from the CYBILS applicants is always SO difficult. There are such good applicants that are passionate about poetry. It makes me do the happy dance!  After considering those who are seasoned and those who are new, blending together a mixture of librarian, author, parent, and teacher bloggers; may I present Round One and Round Two.  The poetry books will be read by two fabulous groups.

And please, if you weren’t selected or had too much on your plate to consider being on the CYBILS Poetry Team, start thinking about which poetry books should be nominated starting on October 1.

Round One
Kelly Fineman
Writing and Rumination http://kellyfineman.blogspot.com

Nancy Bo Flood
The Pirate Tree http://www.thepiratetree.com

Jone Rush MacCulloch
Check It Out https://maclibrary.wordpress.com

Margaret Simon
Reflections on the Teche http://reflectionsontheteche.wordpress.com

Tricia Stohr-Hunt
The Miss Rumphius Effect http://missrumphiuseffect.blogspot.com

Sylvia Vardell
Poetry For Children http://poetryforchildren.blogspot.com

Bridget Wilson
What is Bridge Reading http://whatisbridgetreading.blogspot.com

Second Round
Linda Baie
Teacher Dance http://www.teacherdance.org

Matt Forrest Esenwine
Radio, Rhythm, and Rhyme http://mattforrest.wordpress.com

Renee La Tulippe
No Water River http://mattforrest.wordpress.com

Diane Mayr
Kurious Kitty’s Kurio http://www.kuriouskitty.blogspot.com

Laura Shovan
Author Amok http://authoramok.blogspot.com

Are you lamenting the end of summer?  Visit the Summer Serenity Gallery created and hosted by Carol Varsalona.  Several of us Poetry Friday contributors are showing their work.

Happy Poetry.

Happy Friday.