All readings take place at the
National Geographic Society Grosvenor Auditorium
1600 M Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
Thursday March 27
Joy Harjo, Dunya Mikhail, Danez Smith
Friday March 28
Anne Waldman, Tim Seibles, Maria Melendez Kelson
with 2014 Poetry Contest Winner Karen Skolfield
Saturday March 29
Claudia Rankine, Eduardo C. Corral, Myra Sklarew, Gayle Danley
Yusef Komunyakaa, Wang Ping, Franny Choi
Sunday March 30
Shailja Patel, Sheila Black, Natalie Diaz
Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness 2014 invites poets, writers, activists, and dreamers to Washington, DC for four days of poetry, community building, and creative transformation. Featuring readings, workshops, panel discussions, youth programming, parties, and activism, the festival offers opportunities to speak out for justice, build connection and community, and celebrate the many ways poetry can act as an agent for social change.
Registration ends on Thursday, March 20, 2014.
Early Bird Rates Have Been Extended to Friday, February 14th.
Click the links below to download a Word or PDF file of each day's program:
*Schedule is Subject to Change - Last updated 3/07/14*
Split This Rock values individuals of all abilities and strives to make its programs and materials accessible to all. The festival’s four venues and hotel were selected with accessibility in mind, to ensure that people with mobility disabilities can attend. Large print program books will be available at the festival by request. If you have questions, suggestions or would like to request accommodation for a particular need, please contact Camisha Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-787-5210.