Check out these links to poems, information about the author and her books!


In an interview with "Reading Rockets," Mary Ann Hoberman shares her thoughts on poetry as an art form. She states that it should be "liberated from the language arts" and celebrated as the art it truly is!

Mary Ann Hoberman's Homepage

Listen to an interview with Mary Ann Hoberman
The Poetry Foundation's Curtis Fox conducts a brief interview with the Poet Laureate - listen to the podcast!

Videos of Ms. Hoberman reading her poetry!
The Poetry Foundation hosts videos of Mary Ann Hoberman reading her poems.

"Memorizing Poetry" an article by Mary Ann Hoberman
TeachingBooks.Net Blog hosts Hoberman as a guest blogger. She shares her thoughts on the lost art of memorizing a poem.

-Also be sure to watch Mary Ann's short video about words and language!
An added treat . . . She and her husband read aloud from one of her famous You Read to Me, I'll Read to You books!

Video Interview from Reading Rockets
A wonderful interview with Mary Ann Hoberman! You can view it in its entirety or view it in segments. Hoberman discusses everything from her childhood to her most recent poetry anthology! Be sure to view the segments of her thoughts on "Word Play," "Wonders of the World," and "Collecting Poems!"