March 22-25, 2012 | Poems of Provocation and Witness
Join us in Washington, DC for four days and more than 50 events: readings, workshops, panel discussions, youth programs, open mics, and activism! Whether you are a poet looking for community with other seekers of justice, an activist seeking inspiration and renewal, a lover of words wanting great poetry, or all of the above, Split This Rock 2012 is for you!
To learn more about the festival, click here.
When: Thursday, March 22, 2012 (8:30am ET) - Sunday, March 25, 2012 (1pm ET)
Where: Historic U Street Cooridor, Washington, DC
The poetry festival will include:
- Some of the most visionary and powerful voices of our time including Alice Walker and other featured poets
- Thought-provoking readings, workshops and panel discussions
- Exploring economic inequality, political repression, environmental degradation and more!
- Youth programs, open mics and activism
- Convening poets, activists, poet-actistists, slam champions, emerging poets, DC-area poets, editors and you!
Early-bird rate: $75 before Feb. 22!
See http://www.splitthisrock.org/ for more information and for registration.