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Join the National Council of Teachers of English and the Center for Learning, Literacy, and Engagement at the Library of Congress on Wednesday, March 11 at 4 pm ET for a webinar conversation with award-winning poet Willie Perdomo as he talks to educators about his life as a poet. Perdomo will introduce his own approach to writing, share and discuss two of his poems, and dedicate ample time for Q&A. Willie Perdomo is the author of four poetry collections, most recently The Crazy Bunch, recently named one of New York Public Library’s Best Books of 2019. He teaches at Phillips Exeter Academy.
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On the evening before the webinar—Tuesday, March 10, at 7 PM ET—Willie Perdomo will participate in the Library of Congress’ “Life of a Poet” event at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital in Washington, D.C., where he will discuss his life and work with Washington Post book critic Ron Charles. The event will be livestreamed on the Hill Center’s Facebook page. We encourage you to watch a portion of the event before the webinar, which will provide rich context to Perdomo’s work.