Youth Poet Laureate Finalists

2017 National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman and the 2018 National Youth Poet Laureate finalists participated in a reading and moderated discussion with Michael Cirelli, executive director of Urban Word NYC. Jacqueline Woodson, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, gave opening remarks. Presented in partnership with Urban Word. See the full video below, or visit the Library of Congress video page.