The 2010 Poetry Panel

Well, what do you know? It's Poetry Friday. And in honor of Poetry Friday, we at the Cybils would like to announce our first panel of the 2010 awards–the Poetry panel. These enthusiasts and experts will ponder a wide range of poetry books for young readers: rhyming stories and lyrical blank verse, by poets famed and yet-to-be-discovered.

Panel Organizer: Kelly Fineman, Writing and Ruminating

Panelists (Round I Judges):

Bruce Black, Wordswimmer
Elaine Magliaro, Wild Rose Reader
Gina Ruiz, AmoXcalli, The Graphic Landscape
Laura Purdie Salas, Writing the World for Kids
Sylvia Vardell, Poetry for Children

Judges (Round II):

Kelly Fineman (see category organizer)
Sara Lewis Holmes, Read Write Believe
Greg Pincus, GottaBook
Jama Rattigan, Alphabet Soup
Liz Scanlon, Liz in Ink