From Our Roots to the Present: Liberating Voices through Poetry Therapy

NAPT’s 2006 Annual Conference, From Our Roots to the Present: Liberating Voices through Poetry Therapy, was held April 19-23, 2006, at the Courtyard Boston Tremont Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.

Keynote speakers:

Dr. Roy Nuzzo and Ekiwah Adler-Beléndez
(talented surgeon and Mexican teen poet
recently featured on Dateline)

Featured poet:

Maria Mazziotti Gillan

There was also an opening performance by Patricia Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The National Association for Poetry Therapy (NAPT) brings together professionals from the fields of health, literature, and education to promote growth and healing through the interdisciplinary study and application of language, symbol, and story with individuals, groups, and communities in the United States and the world.