The Poetry Panel

Whether you're the type of poetry fan who likes your verse free or metered, you'll find a lot to love in this category of the Cybils. Our enthusiasts and experts are ready to get to work to winnow out the best in poetry books for young readers.

Panel Organizer: Kelly Fineman, Writing and Ruminating

Panelists (Round I Judges):

Bruce Black, Wordswimmer
Kristy Dempsey, Reverie–Abstract Musings on a Hopeful Life
Kelly Fineman (see panel organizer)
Tricia Stohr-Hunt, The Miss Rumphius Effect
Sylvia Vardell, Poetry for Children

Judges (Round II):

Sara Lewis Holmes, Read Write Believe
Elaine Magliaro, Wild Rose Reader
Greg Pincus, GottaBook
Jama Rattigan, Alphabet Soup
Stacey Shubitz, Two Writing Teachers