Joyce Sidman’s NCTE Award Acceptance Speech — 11/23/13

Joyce with her  wonderful NCTE Poetry for Children Award Committee: (l-r) Nancy Hadaway, Katie Button Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, Mary Lee Hahn, Terrell Young, and Darcy Bradley.

Joyce with her wonderful NCTE Poetry for Children Award Committee: (l-r) Nancy Hadaway, Katie Button, Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, Mary Lee Hahn, Terrell Young, and Darcy Bradley.

Continuing our mission to help tell the ongoing story of children’s poetry, a new addition to Robyn Hood Black’s excellent interview with Joyce Sidman from JanuaryJoyce has generously shared the text of her acceptance speech for the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children, delivered on November 23, 2013, in Boston. You can download a PDF of her speech at JoyceSidman_NCTEAcceptanceSpeech

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