Georgia Heard is a founding member of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project in New York City. She received her MFA in Writing from Columbia University. Currently, she is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences and in schools around the United States and the world.
She is the author of numerous books on writing including: Awakening the Heart: Exploring Poetry in Elementary and Middle School which was cited by Instructor Magazine as one of the “10 Books Every Teacher Should Read.” In addition, she has published several children’s poetry books including Falling Down the Page: A Book of List Poems.
Scholastic’s Teacher Magazine recently wrote about Georgia, “She is now the “go-to classroom poet…prized by kids and teachers alike.”
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