Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018
Roy L. Williams                                
Director of Public Relations             
Birmingham Public Library                          
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                        

Media release attached: Central Library to host live-stream of 2018 National Student Poets ceremony on Thursday,  Aug. 30
A Birmingham student is among five teens from across the country chosen from among thousands of award-winning poets to serve as National Student Poets, the nation’s highest honor for youth poets presenting original work. Daniel Blokh, a senior at the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham, will participate in a pinning ceremony taking place live at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, August 30, between 3 and 4 p.m. (CST).

The National Student Poets Program is an initiative in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the nation’s primary source of federal funding for museums and libraries, and the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, which presents the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The ceremony will be livestreamed through the Library of Congress YouTube site.
What: Livestreaming of 2018 National Student Poets Ceremony; Alabama School of Fine Arts senior Daniel Blokh one of five student poets to be pinned
Where: Central Library/Linn-Henley Research Library/Arrington Auditorium/4th floor
When: Thursday, August 30, 2018, 3:00-4:00 p.m. (CST)
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