The 18th annual Poetry at Round Top Festival was held from April 12 to April 14 at the Round Top Festival Institute campus in Round Top, Texas. The program featured workshops, readings, lectures, craft talks, and panel discussions. The faculty included poets Sherwin Bitsui, Vievee Francis, Forrest Gander, Marie Howe, Major Jackson, Benjamin Alire Sáenz, and Natalia Treviño. The cost of the conference was $150 ($50 for students) or $75 for Saturday only. Workshops were an additional $40. Private manuscript consultations were available for an additional $70. Housing was available on campus and at nearby inns. Meals were available for purchase on campus. Registration was first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.
Poetry at Round Top Festival, Round Top Festival Institute, 248 Jaster Road, Round Top, TX 78954. (979) 249-3129.