Poetry Friday: Announcing the CYBILS Poetry Panelists and Judges

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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
@kellyfineman

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

Jone Rush MacCulloch
Check It Out https://maclibrary.wordpress.com
@JoneMac53

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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7 thoughts on “Poetry Friday: Announcing the CYBILS Poetry Panelists and Judges

  1. Jone – You are so fabulous to do this important work. Thank you from all of us! Happy happy Poetry Friday and a wonderful fall to you. I look forward to seeing what happens with the Cybils as the season goes on. 🙂

  2. I’m so excited to work on the panel again, Jone. And Carol’s Serenity Gallery is a beautiful end to summer, isn’t it? It includes so much that I know I’ll return again and again.

  3. Looking forward to judging the 2nd round again – and eager to see which books the 1st-round panel sends us! (Also, thanks for sharing Carol’s Gallery – loved it)

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