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2016 Collingswood Book Festival Poetry Events

Poetry Schedule of Events: Tent 4 – Washington Avenue

Children’s Poetry Contest, “Our Land,” judge and host, Anna Evans.

The Quiet House: Residing in the Poet Mind - a mindfulness and creativity workshop by Emari DiGiorgio.

American Voices, poet Rafey Habib celebrates immigrant voices.

Rutgers Writers House and Nick Virgilio Writers House, an introduction for writers and poetry lovers, hosted by Leah Falk and Walt Howat.

Willingboro Shout-Out – a poetic tribute to Pulitzer Prize poet Gregory Pardlo by his very talented hometown, hosted by Todd Evans.

Painted Bride Quarterly hosts a fun-filled interactive slam. Get in on the fun! Hosted by Kathleen Volk Miller of Painted Bride and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gregory Pardlo.

Gregory Pardlo, audience Q and A, hosted by Tammy Paolino of the Courier-Post.

Gregory Pardlo, Pulitzer Prize poet, reading from Digest and other works.

Stealing Home-Baseball Poetry, hosted by B.J. Ward and featuring Ward, Bruce Neidt, Hank Kalet, and others.

Open Mic: Share Your Words, hosted by “Lamont Napalm da Bomb” Dixon.

Many Generations of Local Poets - between each event, a poem from a prominent area poet from Betsy Graeme to Poe to Whitman to Virgilio to Pardlo.and others

ALL DAY in the Poetry Plaza outside tent – 11th annual Wall of Haiku by the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association, come participate - and numerous other activities and displays and meet poets, book signings.

All outdoors on Washington at Haddon Aves (bad weather site will be Collingswood High School)

Nick Virgilio Haiku Association members help with the Wall of Haiku.

NJ Poetry Open Mikes

No Boarders Poetry Radio