Providing K-12 teachers with poetry across the curriculum

FEATURED pomelo poets

Sylvia Vardell + Janet Wong chat with Kristy Dempsey about her work as a poet and a picture book author (writing about family, STEM, dancing, and more), as well as a teacher living in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Sylvia Vardell + Janet Wong introduce us to author Carol-Ann Hoyte about her life in Montreal, Canada, as a poet and anthologist bringing a global vision to topics such as sports and food.

Sylvia Vardell + Janet Wong bring us Renée M. LaTulippe from Piombino, Italy; learn about her background in theater, her forthcoming poetry collection, and her work on No Water River and the Lyrical Language Lab.

Sylvia Vardell + Janet Wong chat with author Holly Thompson about her picture books, novels in verse, and her life in Kamakura, Japan (which includes collecting sakura shells).

Additional Favorite Authors + Illustrators

Sylvia Vardell + Janet Wong talk with author/illustrator Yangsook Choi about her picture books, school visits, and living and working in both Korea (Seoul) and the U.S. (New York).

Sylvia Vardell + Janet Wong talk to author, journalist, and global speaker Adolfo Córdova from Mexico City about a Mexican myth and unforgettable secondary characters.

Sylvia Vardell + Janet Wong chat with author/illustrator Tania de Regil about her picture books, sketches, and two cities she has called home, Mexico City and New York City.

Sylvia Vardell + Janet Wong bring us Mary Beth Leatherdale, an author living in Toronto, Canada, whose anthologies highlight Native American writers and refugees.

Sylvia Vardell + Janet Wong chat with author/illustrator Irene Luxbacher from Toronto, Canada about her immersive process for creating picture books with elements of collage.

Sylvia Vardell + Janet Wong visit illustrator Amanda Mijangos in her home and studio in Mexico City, where we learn about her work as an artist (and meet her cats).

Sylvia Vardell + Janet Wong chat with Madison, Wisconsin (US) author Kashmira Sheth about her picture books, chapter books, and novels, including a series inspired by her Indian heritage.

Sylvia Vardell + Janet Wong visit with Bethan Woollvin, an author-illustrator from Sheffield, England, known for her picture book retellings of fairy tales starring spunky girls.