National Association for Poetry Therapy 40th Annual Conference
Join NAPT April 2-5, 2020 as we meet for our next annual conference in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico. NAPT will be accepting proposals for the upcoming conference from September 1st until the deadline of October 15th. Visit the conference page for more information or download the Call for Proposals form to submit yours.
NAPT's regional reps help by disseminating information on the richly varied field of poetry/bibliotherapy by networking with individuals, organizations and/or institutions that are engaged in the areas of education, mental health, health care, creative arts expression, spiritual development, and/or social justice advocacy.
Established to promote projects that benefit, uplift and support the development of adolescents and young adults and is given to recognize, support and deepen the continuing endeavors of a poetry therapist or poetry facilitator working with young people. The award honors the memory of Christopher J. Mazza (May 13, 1984-Nov 1, 2005), a kind and loving young man with an unconquerable spirit.