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In celebration of National Poetry Month From the Catbird Seat would like to invite all of our readers to join us on April 30th, noon to 1 p.m. EDT, for a free, online program, “Bringing Poetry to the Public.” Our very own Rob Casper will welcome special guests Mike Melia (PBS NewsHour Senior Broadcast Producer) and Craig Teicher (Director of Digital Operations at Publisher’s Weekly and poetry critic for National Public Radio) for a spirited conversation about how the news media promotes poetry. Most of the Poetry and Literature Center’s literary programming takes place on-site, so this is a rare opportunity for anyone who can’t readily visit the Library of Congress to participate in one of our events. Further details about the event follow below.

We look forward to closing out National Poetry Month with you!

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2013

Time: Noon – 1 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time)

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Note: Web discussions are held in real time via webinar software, which allows participants from around the country and the world to join us. Registration is required. Confirmation and log on instructions will be sent via email.

Questions? Contact us.

Craig Teicher
Craig Teicher. © Sarah Tew
Mike Melia
Mike Melia














  1. Thanks for having this forum. I’m sorry I won’t be available to participate. I’ll be watching for more of these programs!

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