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Houston Poetry Fest

October 11
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Opening Session of Houston Poetry Fest 2019
With Guest Poet Michael D. Snediker
Featured Poet Denise Thompson, and Juried Poets Kendra Leaonard, Sharon Gehbauer, Kristina McDonald, Matthew Riley, Ann Boutté, Vanessa Zimmer-Powell, and Sandi Stromberg

October 12
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion, Moderator Chuck Wemple
Panel topic: "Turning Into the Wave"
Panelists: Amir Safi, Ayokunle Falomo, and Stacy Nigliazzo.

Afternoon
Traditional Open Reading
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Hosted by Robert Clark

Evening
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Guest Poets Alex Lemon and Gayle Bell, and Juried Poets Courtney O’Banion Smith, Autumn Hayes, Cindy Huyser, Alex Shapiro, Lisa Morano, P.W. Covington, Janet McCann, and Sarah M. Sala

October 13
2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Guest Poets Kevin Prufer, Nancy Thorleifson, Michael J. Galko, and Sharon Klander, and Juried Poets Lesley Clinton, Cindy Childress, Patricia Nommensen, Fran Abrams, Weasel, and Sean Johnson

 

Sunday, October 13 at 2:00pm to 5:30pm

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