BULLETIN: I just posted my stone poem. I’ll have no groaning!
Another week is flying by and another great guest is coming up in my Friday guest spot. Tomorrow I’m pleased to feature Charles Ghigna, also known to his fans as Father Goose. You’ll find out why that’s so tomorrow. For now, enjoy the following biographical information and get set to check back tomorrow.
Charles Ghigna (Father Goose) is an award-winning poet, children’s author, speaker, and nationally syndicated feature writer who helps promote the love of poetry and children’s literature throughout the world. He is the author of more than 5,000 poems and 40 books from Random House, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Knopf, Disney, Hyperion, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, Running Press, Boyds Mills and other publishers. His books have been featured on ABC-TV’s “Good Morning America,” PBS and NPR, selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club and received the Parents’ Choice Book Award. His poems for children and adults have appeared in numerous textbooks and anthologies and in magazines ranging from Highlights, Ranger Rick and Cricket to Harper’s and The New Yorker. His poems also appear in the national SAT and ACT student testing materials. Charles has served as poetry editor of The English Journal for the National Council of Teachers of English and has presented his poetry programs at the Library of Congress, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the American Library in Paris, the International Schools of South America and at hundreds of other schools, colleges, conferences, libraries, book fairs, and literary events throughout the U.S. and overseas.