Allan Wolf is an award winning author, poet and musician that will engage students and get them excited about poetry. Considered one of the founding fathers of the
National Poetry Slam movement, Allan Wolf has hundreds of poems committed to memory and transforms them into toe-tapping tunes. His young adult novel in verse, THE WATCH THAT ENDS THE NIGHT, was recently listed in Booklists Top 50 Best Young Audience Books of All Times as well as the North Carolina Battle of the Books.
Immersed in Verse: Diving Into Poetry is the general name of Allan’s spoken word, poetry performance presentation for older audiences. Allan plays some music and recites poetry like a storyteller. Wolf is aware that most audiences contain future (or practicing) poets, so he makes a point of speaking about the joys of writing and living the poet’s life.
Allan Wolf Performance Times
|Monday, December 11||9:30 a.m.||Porter Ridge Middle|
|1:15 p.m.||Weddington Middle|
|Tuesday, December 12||9:00 a.m.||Parkwood Middle|
|1:45 p.m.||Piedmont Middle|
|Wednesday, December 13||9:00 a.m.|
|Marvin Ridge Middle|
|Thursday, December 14||9:00 a.m.|
|Union Academy Middle|
Sun Valley Middle