Events
Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm

  Major Jackson: Imagining What We Cannot See: Poems of Great Description Jessica Jacobs: Blah, Blah, Love: How to Write Love Poems That Don’t Suck   Read more >

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Readings by Ilye Kaminsky, Jessica Jacobs, and Reginald Gibbons, followed by book signing in the Festival Book Store, Ocean Breeze Room in the Crest Theatre Building. Read more >

Friday, January 24th, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm

  Maggie Smith: The Golden Repair: Embracing Brokenness and Error in the Poem Adrian Matejka: Poet Malone Didn’t Ask First: Permission vs. Appropriation in Persona Poetry.     Read more >

Friday, January 24th, 2020 8:00pm - 10:00pm

An evening of poetry with 2018 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award Winner Patricia Smith, our 2020 Poet-at-Large, followed by book signing in the Festival Book Store, Ocean Breeze Room in the Crest Theatre Building. Read more >

Saturday, January 25th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm

A Festival Favorite! All faculty poets share and discuss beloved poems that have been influential in their lives and in their writing. Followed by Q&A. Read more >

Saturday, January 25th, 2020 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Reading with Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Nickole Brown, and Major Jackson, followed by book signing in the Festival Book Store, Ocean Breeze Room in the Crest Theatre Building. Read more >