Poet Steven Withrow, along with a fifteen-member advisory board including CANSCAIPer Carol-Ann Hoyte
, has created Poetry Advocates for Children & Young Adults (PACYA).
PACYA is a grassroots, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting poetry for every age group. PACYA is dedicated to:
- speaking out for the need to engage with poetry at every age level.
- creating a global online for hub for news, reviews, essays and interviews; learning/scholarly resources; communication and networking; audiovisual archives; collaborative projects; and more.
- organizing and promoting readings, awards, workshops and conference in North American and internationally.
For more information, check out PACYA's blog