Young People's Poetry Day

Poetry & Hope: Margarita Engle


Celebrate National Poetry Month with a delightful open house at the Poetry Foundation.  This special annual event features a reading by Young People’s Poet Laureate Margarita Engle, refreshments, and a variety of interactive poetry-writing activities and crafts. Cuban-American Margarita Engle is the author of many verse novels including The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom (2008), a Newbery Honor winner. Her newest picture books are All the Way to Havana, and Miguel's Brave Knight, Young Cervantes and His Dream of Don Quixote. This program is free and open to youth and their caregivers.

Saturday, April 28th, 10:00 AM–1:00 PM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Free Admission