Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About PoetryOpen the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry, is a wonderful new book co-published by McSweeney's and the Poetry Foundation. CEL Director and River of Words co-founder, Pamela Michael, is a proud contributor to this useful volume, which includes essays, interviews, lesson plans and more. To learn more about the book, click here:

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Hard copies of the book are also available at the usual places.

"Open the Door will be useful for first-time and veteran teachers, as well as anyone else with an interest in poetry’s place in the lives of our younger citizens."

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