2017 Youth Poetry Competition "Where the Wild Things Are"
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2017 Collingswood Book Festival Poetry Events
Tent 4 – Washington Avenue
Youth Poetry Contest: "Where the Wild Things Are," hosted by Anna Evans
Reading: LaMont "Napalm da Bomb" Dixon.
"Slam Bam" interactive poetry fun & prizes, hosted by Kathleen Volk Miller, Painted Bride Quarterly.
Reading: Rocky Wilson.
Tribute to the poetry of Msgr. Michael Doyle, "Poet of Peace," hosted by Cassie MacDonald of FireWorks Gallery and Brigid's House.
Reading: Emari Digiorgio.
South Jersey All-Star favorite poem project - hosted by actor Bill "Stink" Fisher of the Pop Shop.
Reading and discussion with Collingswood native and award-winning poet James Hoch.
Open mic hosted by poet and vocalist Sandra Turner Barnes, Poetry IDEA .
Pop Shop Party Room (adjoins the Poetry Tent)
Haiku Mind workshop, led by Henry Brann of the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association
Reading: Poets of Brigid House
Film screening: "Nick of Time,"by Joseph Paprzycki, about the last night of haiku master Nick Virgilio's life