Rhyme Time

Rhyme Time

Student poets from all over Los Angeles disembarked from school buses and poured onto the upper school campus. Ambassadors for the poetry festival led the poets up to Chalmers Lounge for breakfast and an opportunity to meet other poets from the area. The festival, called “Wider Than the Sky: A Young People’s Annual Poetry Festival,” […]

Upper School hosts poetry festival

Upper School hosts poetry festival

Keynote speaker Jacqueline Woodson, The Poetry Foundation’s 2015 Young People’s Poet Laureate, spoke about her National Book Award winner “Brown Girl Dreaming” and her experiences with writing poetry at Harvard-Westlake’s second annual poetry festival, “Wider than the Sky: A Young People’s Poetry Festival” April 16. The festival featured keynote speakers, panels, workshops and readings in […]

Poets to convene Saturday at first-ever poetry festival

Two poets will keynote Harvard-Westlake’s first-ever poetry festival, “Wider than the Sky: A Celebration of Poetry in Word, Image and Performance,” Saturday with readings, performances and workshops. The festival, which will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, will feature Douglas Kearney and Sharan Strange, as well as readings, performances and workshops. […]