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Get Lit! Festival

The 26th annual Get Lit! Festival was held online and in person from April 11 to April 14 at various venues in and around Spokane, Washington. The festival featured readings, writing workshops, craft classes, open mics, and panel discussions for poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Participating writers included poets Claudia Castro Luna, Luther Hughes, Jennifer Perrine, Arianne True, and Maya Jewell Zeller; fiction writers Alma García, Juan Carlos Reyes, Sharma Shields, and Ashley Wurzbacher; and nonfiction writer Emilly Prado.

Type: 
FESTIVAL
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
no
Event Date: 
April 11, 2024
Rolling Admissions: 
yes
Application Deadline: 
June 16, 2024
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
June 16, 2024
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

Get Lit! Festival, Get Lit! Programs, 601 E Riverside Avenue, Room 440, Spokane, WA 99202. Kate Peterson, Director. 

Kate Peterson
Director
Contact City: 
Spokane
Contact State: 
WA
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
99202
Country: 
US

Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival

The 2024 Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival was held from April 19 to April 21 on the Sarah Lawrence College campus in Bronxville, New York, located 30 minutes by train from New York City. The festival featured workshops, readings, panel discussions, and craft talks. An event in partnership with Alice James Books, including the release of Light Me Down: The New and Collected Poems of Jean Valentine and a commemoratory reading, took place on April 20. The faculty included poets Marie Howe, D. Nurkse, and Afaa Michael Weaver. All events were free and open to the public.

Type: 
FESTIVAL
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
no
Event Date: 
April 19, 2024
Rolling Admissions: 
yes
Application Deadline: 
June 16, 2024
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
June 16, 2024
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival, 1 Mead Way, Bronxville, NY 10708. Madisen Gummer and Amanda Pendley, Codirectors. 

Madisen Gummer and Amanda Pendley
Codirectors
Contact City: 
Bronxville
Contact State: 
NY
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
10708
Country: 
US
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