The Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation and Witness was held from April 14 to April 17, 2016, at various venues in Washington, D.C. The biennial festival promotes poetry and social activism through readings, workshops, panel discussions, youth programs, open mikes, and activism. Participating poets included Jan Beatty, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Dominique Christina, Nikky Finney, Ross Gay, Juan Felipe Herrera, and Linda Hogan. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.
Split This Rock Poetry Festival, 1112 16th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, D.C. 20036. (202) 787-5210. Sarah Browning, Codirector.