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Split This Rock Poetry Festival Comes to Washington DC


Washington DC will be hosting a meeting of minds and souls as the Split This Rock Poetry Festival hits the city from April 19 to the 21st.

From the press release:

"Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness (April 19-21, 2018) invites poets, activists, poetry lovers, and dreamers to Washington, DC for three days of readings, workshops, panel discussions, youth programming, activism.

Celebrating Split This Rock's 10th anniversary, the festival will feature some of the most significantly and artistically vibrant poets today, including Elizabeth Acevedo, Kazim Ali, Ellen Bass, Sherwin Bitsui, Kwame Dawes, Camille T. Dungy, Ilya Kaminsky, Sharon Olds, Sonia Sanchez, Solmaz Sharif, Terisa Siagatonu, Paul Tran, and Javier Zamora!

The gathering 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. Split This Rock Poetry Festival is DC's premiere poetry event and the only festival of its kind in the country, highlighting poets working at the intersection of the imagination and social change!"

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Split This Rock Poetry Festival
April 19 - 21, 2018

Various Locations
Washington DC

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