Bagert Egyptian Adventure!

Bagert Egyptian Adventure!

I am very excited to be in Egypt for the next couple of weeks! I am speaking and signing at a book fair for the Cairo American College and while in the country, my wife Debby and I are checking items off our bucket list. We will be touring Cairo as well as visiting Luxor for three

Announcing My Next Children’s Book…Captain Perseverance!

Announcing My Next Children’s Book…Captain Perseverance!

      I am so beyond excited to announce my latest children's project with illustrator Cam Aitkenhead called Captain Perseverance: How I Became My Own Superhero! Captain Perseverance is the leader of the Grit Squad and is the story about how one little boy became his

Alaska: Twenty Poems and a Journal Back in Print!

Alaska: Twenty Poems and a Journal Back in Print!

I am excited to announce that Alaska: Twenty Poems and a Journal, one of my very first adult books, has been reformatted and is back in publication! Alaska is currently available for pre-order for signed copies and will be available in both paperback and ebook. Alaska tells the story of a

Three Brod Bagert Titles Now Available Digitally!

Three Brod Bagert Titles Now Available Digitally!

Exciting news!! You can now buy three Brod Bagert books in digital format through Amazon Kindle and Apple iBooks! Adults and children alike can now enjoy Brod’s poetry on your e-reader or smartphone! The best part: we are offering Brod’s book of love poems, Steel Cables, for FREE through

See Brod at the 2015 ILA Conference in St. Louis!

See Brod at the 2015 ILA Conference in St. Louis!

Stop by Booth 1546 during the 2015 International Literacy Association Conference in St. Louis to video Brod performing for your students and to get autographed books and posters! Additionally, Brod will be presenting both a conference session with Dr. Julie Bryant and Professor Jennifer Fox on

See Brod Present in New Orleans, LA at the 2014 Poetry Olio on Saturday, May 10, 2014

See Brod Present in New Orleans, LA at the 2014 Poetry Olio on Saturday, May 10, 2014

See Brod Bagert Present at the 2014 Poetry Olio in New Orleans, LA on Saturday, May 10, 2014 Come join poet Brod Bagert and poets from across the country for this year's Poetry Olio! In conjunction with the 2014 International Reading Association Conference in New Orleans, the Poetry Olio features

See Brod Present at the New Orleans Museum of Art on Friday, April 4, 2014

See Brod Present at the New Orleans Museum of Art on Friday, April 4, 2014

See Brod Present at the New Orleans Museum of Art on Friday, April 4, 2014 An Evening with Brod Bagert A Public Presentation and Book Signing as part of the "Poets for Art" program Some New Orleans politicians go to jail. This one went to poetry. After serving as a New Orleans City Councilman,

Brod Bagert at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

Brod Bagert at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

Brod Bagert at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind On April 3, 2013, poet Brod Bagert presented to the K-12 students of the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind. It was truly a memorable and fulfilling experience, and we thank the staff of the school for creating this great video of

An Interview with Brod Bagert

An Interview with Brod Bagert

Poetry Makers: An Interview with Brod Bagert The Miss Rumphius Effect www.missrumphiuseffect.blogspot.com April 27, 2010 How did you get started writing poetry? What got you hooked on children’s poetry? I wrote my first poem in third grade. My mother was very sick, and I wanted to tell her

Poet finds success in children’s voices

Poet finds success in children’s voices

By Ramon Antonio Vargas – Staff writer The New Orleans Times Picayune Thursday, January 07, 2010 Brod Bagert found his calling 29 years ago when his daughter Colette asked him for a poem. It didn’t matter which one. She just needed to recite one for an elocution contest, and she preferred