Friday, August 31, 2018

Birmingham Public Library Hosts Livestream of 2018 National Student Poets Pinning Ceremony of ASFA Student


Creative Writing students from the Alabama School of Fine Arts (ASFA) in Birmingham, attended a livestreaming at the Central Library of the 2018 National Student Poets Pinning Ceremony in which ASFA senior Daniel Blokh was one of five student poets honored.

The ceremony took place in the Linn-Henley Research Library's Arrington Auditorium on August 30, 2018, 3:00-4:00 p.m. (CST). Attendees were able to watch on a screen the pinning ceremony taking place live at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., moderated by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden.


Blokh, a senior at the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham, was among five teens chosen from among thousands of applicants as 2018 National Student Poets, the nation’s highest honor for youth poets presenting original work.

 Read more about the program at this link

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