The Place My Words Are Looking For

What Poets Say About and Through Their Work

About The Author

Paul B. Kaneczko has been a writer, poet, speaker, and teacher and has edited numerous distinguished anthologies for young people, including Poetspeak, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, the ALA Notable book, The Place My Words Are Looking For, and Poetry from A to Z: A Guide for Young Writers. His third book of poetry is That Sweet Diamond: Baseball Poems. He lives in Hebron, Maine, with his wife, Nadine, and their daughter, Emma.

Awards and Honors

  • ILA/CBC Children's Choices
  • ILA Teachers' Choices
  • Horn Book Fanfare

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