2023 West End Poetry Festival

2023 West End Poetry Festival: Community

Thursday, October 19 - Luna (307 E. Main St. Carrboro, NC 27510)

 5:45-8:00 p.m.  Carrboro Poets Council Feature and Open Mic

Friday, October 20 - The ArtsCenter (400 Roberson St. Carrboro, NC 27510)

4:30-5:30 p.m. Youth Workshop with Jaki Shelton Green

7:00-8:00 p.m. Carrboro Poet Laureate, Liza Wolff-Francis in poetic conversation with Ina Cariño and Len Lawson

8:00-8:30 p.m. Open Mic

8:30-9:30 p.m. Wine Reception (cash bar)

Saturday, October 21 -   Carrboro Century Center (100 N. Greensboro St. Carrboro, NC 27510)

10:00-11:15 a.m. Coffee, biscuits and Poetry in the Round

11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Break for lunch. Go explore the many delicious restaurants around downtown Carrboro!

12:45 p.m. Welcome from Carrboro Mayor Damon Seils

1:00 p.m. Poets Laureate Reading

2:45-3:45 p.m.  Poetry Writing Generative Workshop with Ross White

3:45-4:30 p.m. Coffee and snacks provided

4:30-5:30 p.m. New Book Poets Reading

5:45 p.m. Light dinner fare provided by Carrburritos

6:45 p.m. Community Poem Reading: We need your words to help create the 2023 Carrboro Community Poem! This year's theme is COMMUNITY. Submit your words for the 2023 Carrboro Community Poem here.

Saturday, October 21 -   Steel String Brewery (106A S. Greensboro St. Carrboro, NC 27510)

7:00-9:00 p.m.  Poetry Slam hosted by Dasan Ahanu


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