When the Rattle Young Poets Anthology arrives in the mail, I can’t wait to dig into it! The 2023 RYPA returns for another year of delightful and insightful poetry written by young people. This is not a book of poems for children, but rather poems written by children for all readers, revealing the startling insights that are possible when looking at the world through fresh eyes. This 36-page chapbook is mailed to all Rattle subscribers along with their Summer 2023 issue. Twenty poets aged 15 or younger contributed to this volume, offering their perspectives on the first crushes, childhood toys, climate change, nature, and more. Contributors include Janelle Adamson, Damaris Caballeros, Roselyn Chen, Radha Gamble, Kakul Gupta, Vy Hong, Wimberly Horan, Lily Karpman, Lindsay Lin, Jaylee Marchese, Fae Merritt, Elizabeth D. Moshman, Hyunsoo Nam, Ziqr Peehu, Rose Pone, Stephanie Qin, Isabella Slattery-Shannon, Divya Venkat Sridhar, Pella Winkopp. Cover Art by Kaitlyn Terrey.
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