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About PoetryCHaT

The Children & Teen Poetry Collection includes over 4,500 books, manuscripts, artifacts, and artwork created for and by children and teens, birth through age 20. The primary scope of this collection is poetry published in the United States, but we do celebrate and collect distinguished international poets. 

For addtional Information contact:

Sylvia Tag
Librarian/Associate Prof.
The Western Libraries
Phone: 360.650.7992
Email: sylvia.tag@wwu.edu
Nancy Johnson
Professor Emeritus
English Department
Email: nancy.johnson@wwu.edu

WWU Children’s & Teen Poetry Collection Advisory Board

Meredith Attar Affiliation: Ed Tech Coach, Roosevelt Elementary

Anna Black Affiliation: Writer and Graduate, Fairhaven College, WWU

Tamar Clarke Affiliation: Teen Services Librarian, Whatcom County Library System

Desiree Cueto Affiliation: Elementary Education Faculty, WWU

Karen Dade Affiliation: Woodring College of Education, WWU

Katherine Freimund Affiliation: Director of Whatcom Literacy

Beth Joffrion Affiliation: Director of Heritage Resources, WWU

Nancy Johnson (Co-Director) Affiliation: Professor, English Dept., WWU

Judy Kleinberg Affiliation: Poet, Bellingham, WA

Michael Taylor Affiliation: Special Collections Librarian, WWU

Darilyn Sigel Affiliation: Librarian, Whatcom Middle School

Sylvia Tag (Co-Chair) Affiliation: Librarian, WWU

Rosemary Vohs Affiliation: Storyteller and Instructor Woodring College of Education, WWU