National Association for Poetry Therapy

Save the Dates!

NAPT 40th Annual Conference
Presented Virtually
April 7-11, 2021

Remote but Connected:
Navigating the Storms of Our Lives
through Poetry and Writing

Join us for our annual conference as we share, connect, explore and write!  We are thrilled to have Gayle Danley, slam poet champion as our Thursday event, Jimmy Santiago Baca, poet, writer, screenwriter as our Keynote Poet and special Wednesday pre-conference workshop presenter,  Sandra Marianella , award-winning writing teacher and author as our Keynote Speaker and special workshop presenter, One Heartbeat Rhythm Circles from NM as our Closing Celebratory Event.



The National Association for Poetry Therapy, Inc. (NAPT) is a nonprofit international and interdisciplinary organization promoting growth and healing through written language, symbol and story. NAPT members have forged an energetic community of helping professionals who value the applications of words and language. Join us for a wide offering of workshops and special events in the beautiful area of the southwest.

We welcome poets, clinicians, educators, community and spiritual healers to attend!