The inaugural Marfa Poetry Festival was held from August 9 to August 13 in Marfa, Texas. The festival, organized by Canarium Books and hosted by the Marfa Book Company and Hotel Saint George, featured readings, a book fair, poetry-related film screenings, exhibitions, talks, and live music. Participating poets included Joshua Edwards, Cathy Park Hong, Robyn Schiff, Kyle Schlensinger, Nick Twemlow, Lynn Xu, and more to be announced. Lodging was available at the Hotel Saint George for a discounted rate of $129 per night. All festival events were free and open to the public. Visit the website for more information.
Marfa Poetry Festival, 105 South Highland Avenue, Marfa, TX 79843. (432) 729-3700