"A most glorious event"
Ibtisam Barakat ابتسام بركات Poetry Out Loud: Ibtisam [ Palestinian-American writer, poet, and educator- author of award winning TASTING THE SKY] will be one of the judges in the finals of the national poetry recitation competition for all of US schools. A most glorious event. More than 300 thousand students have particpated this year. Judging of the top 12 will happen on April 26 and 27 in Washington, D.C. Poetry Out Loud is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. -- Ibtisam Barakat 2010.