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Monday, February 13, 2012

Invitation: Split This Rock Poetry Festival March 22-25

Registration Now Open for the Split This Rock Poetry Festival

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 for more information and for registration.