Discovering the poet J. Patrick Lewis 2


Many of you may know J. Patrick Lewis as an esteemed children’s poet, the author of over 65 books of children’s poetry and the US Children’s Poet Laureate from 2011-2013.

 

But did you know that he is also a wonderful poet for adults, using words in the most poetic and lyrical way, profound and insightful in his poems? A book of his collected poems, Gulls Hold Up the Sky, has been published by Laughing Fire Press. Samples of his poems can be found at the Laughing Fire Press website and at http://www.versedaily.org/2011/aboutjpatricklewis.shtml.

 

Learn about and experience J. Patrick Lewis at the following websites:

 

Contact sites: www.jpatricklewis.com and www.facebook.com/jplewis42

 

Author pages: www.amazon.com/J.-Patrick-Lewis/e/B001IO8F18; www.goodreads.com/author/show/2360.J_Patrick_Lewis

 

Biography sites: www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/j-patrick-lewis; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._Patrick_Lewis; http://biography.jrank.org/pages/1729/Lewis-J-Patrick-1942.html; www.thehypertexts.com/J_Patrick_Lewis_Poet_Poetry_Picture_Bio.htm; www.poemhunter.com/j-patrick-lewis/biography

 

Interviews: www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews/lewis; http://poetryforchildren.blogspot.com/2012/04/5q-poet-interview-series-j-patrick_17.html; https://soundcloud.com/bobedwardsshow/j-patrick-lewis-on-poetry; http://www.poetry4kids.com/blog/news/interview-with-u-s-childrens-poet-laureate-j-patrick-lewis/

 

Readings: www.youtube.com/watch?v=15jiwL-_oJs; www.thedigitalshift.com/tag/j-patrick-lewis/

 

Blogposts about J. Patrick Lewis: https://readingtothecore.wordpress.com/tag/j-patrick-lewis/


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