Join us for a week-long poetry festival featuring some of the best poets and editors working today. This festival is designed to help you draft new poetry, share your work, advance your craft, and get published.
Sunday, Apr 24 at 7pm ET - Kickoff: State of Poetry Panel & Presenters' Read
Monday, Apr 25 at 7pm ET - Kaveh Akbar Workshop - The Word Dropped Like a Stone: Sacred Poetics Under the Reign of the Money God
Tuesday, Apr 26 at 7pm ET - Quartez Harris Workshop - New Again: Generative Sonnet Form
Wednesday, Apr 27 at 7pm ET - Ariana Brown Workshop - Love, Names & Odes
Thursday, Apr 28 at 7pm ET - Valerie Hsiung Workshop - Poetry as Architecture
Friday, Apr 29 at 7pm ET - Cleveland Poets Showcase & Open Mic
Saturday, Apr 30 at 11am ET - Editor Roundtable on Publishing
NOTE: The closing event for the festival is the CSU Poetry Center Lighthouse Reading on Sunday, May 1 at 7pm ET featuring Mary Biddinger, Kamden Hilliard, and Valerie Hsiung at Superelectric Pinball Parlor (6500 Detroit Ave, Cleveland OH, 44102). This is event is free and open to the public. It does not require registration.
For details about each program, panelist, and workshop instructor please visit www.litcleveland.org/events-programs/lakefront-cleveland-poetry-festival.
Register for one-, two-, or three-event passes or save by signing up for the full conference. Once you register you will receive additional information and Zoom link in advance of your programs. Registration deadline: April 22.