American children’s poet Kenn Nesbitt named “Children’s Poet Laureate” by the Poetry Foundation, a Chicago-based American foundation created to promote poetry in the wider culture will be at Richland Public Library on May 15 at 7:00 in the evening for a night of book reading and signing.
Who is Kenn Nesbitt?
Born in Berkeley, California, Kenn grew up in Fresno and San Diego and attended National University in San Diego, where he majored in computer science. According to former Children’s Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis, Nesbitt’s poetry for children is “irrepressible, unpredictable, and raucously popular." In addition, Nesbitt's poems usually deal with humorous, relatable situations that verge on the madcap. He now lives in Spokane, Washington with his