Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness invites poets, writers, activists, and dreamers to Washington, DC for four days of poetry, community building, and creative transformation. The festival features readings, workshops, panel discussions, youth programming, parties, activism—opportunities to speak out for justice, build connection and community, and celebrate the many ways poetry can act as an agent for social change.
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*Schedule is Subject to Change - Last updated 2/14/14*
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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 email@example.com or 202-787-5210.
We're excited to announce the 2014 Split This Rock Poetry Festival Book Fair! The book fair welcomes presses, MFA programs, writing organizations, social justice groups, and other organizations focusing on social justice writing and poetry to exhibit at the Humans Rights Campaign Equality Forum, which will act as the festival hub, housing registration and panels. We expect over 400 poets and activists to attend from all over the country.
What: Split This Rock Poetry Festival Book Fair
When: Saturday March 29 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Where: Human Rights Campaign Equality Forum
1640 Rhode Island Ave, NW, Washington, DC
How Much? Only $25!
Space is limited.
Questions? Can't access either form? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-787-5210.
To view clips of such fab poets as Sonia Sanchez, Rachel McKibbens, Alice Walker, Douglas Kearney, Martín Espada, Andrea Gibson, Jeffrey McDaniel, Lenelle Moïse, Patricia Smith, and more, check us out on YouTube.