Celebrating PLA 2016

April 12, 2016

I had a wonderful time visiting with librarians, the vitality of the book world, and presenting about poetry with Janet Wong and Sylvia Vardell. And then there were the other authors I met, the rock stars!

Sylvia Vardell and Nancy Bo Flood

I was honored to have Sylvia Vardell stop by the IPG booth for the champagne toast to Water Runs Through This Book.

Bruchac and Alexie

Fabulous word warriors Joseph Bruchac and Sherman Alexie, Jr.

Sherman Alexie, Jr.

Sherman Alexia, Jr., signed my copy of Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Happy sigh.

Joseph Bruchac and Nancy Bo Flood

Joseph Bruchac has a new collection of poetry, Four Directions.

Nancy Bo Flood

As a fish-brain surgeon or a rodeo poem wrangler, I have loved stories. I strongly believe that words – in poetry or prose – help heal our hearts and give us new eyes to see the world. I was first a research psychologist studying brain development at the University of Minnesota and London University before following my passion – writing for children. Learn more...