Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival This Weekend! April 25 – 27

As National Poetry Month draws to a close, the annual Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival takes place on campus in Bronxville, New York–15 miles north of New York City. The festival offers readings by celebrated poets and students alike, panels, craft talks and a small press fair. Poetry is in the air!

It’s the largest free, student-run festival in New York. Featured readers include Eileen Myles, Jillian Weise, Kim Addonizzio, and Ross Gay, as well as James Hoch, Hoa Nguyen, Paisley Rekdal, slam poet Aziza Barnes, and Patricia Lockwood.

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Full schedule of events below the jump!

Schedule of Events
Friday, April 25 2014
5:45 PM
Opening Remarks
Heimbold
6:00 PM
High School/Right 2 Write Event
Details TBA
Heimbold
7:00 PM
REFRESHMENTS
Heimbold
7:30 PM
JAMES HOCH
Michelle Houslanger/Carla Carlson
Heimbold
8:30 PM
VICTORIA REDEL and PAISLEY REKDAL
Emma Duvall/Lauren Scheck
Salvatore Magaddino/Nicodemus Nicoludis
Heimbold
10:00 PM
AZIZA BARNES
Spoken Word Collective Event
Student Performers TBA
Heimbold
Saturday, April 26 2014
12:00 – 8:00
BOOK FAIR
Heimbold
12:30 PM
JOSHUA BECKMAN and DG NANOUK OKPIK
Julie Niklas/Zoe Marks-Rowe
Rachel Lake/Hera Naguib
Heimbold
2:00 PM
VICTORIA REDEL/KIM ADDONIZIO/PAISLEY REKDAL
Panel: Writing Across Genres
Slonim
3:00 PM
REFRESHMENTS
3:30 PM
HOA NGUYEN
Megan Madden/Kristina Bicher
Heimbold
4:30 PM
STUDENT/ALUMNI RAPID-FIRE READING
Readers TBA
Slonim
5:30 PM
BREAK
7:00 PM
PATRICIA LOCKWOOD and JILLIAN WEISE
Sally Howe/Lizza Rodriguez
George Sawaya/Jenna Hockema
Heimbold
8:30 PM
EILEEN MYLES and KIM ADDONIZIO
Mikael Walsh/Jomana Abdallah
Miriam Nash/Quincy Scott Jones
Heimbold
Sunday, April 27 2014
12:00 PM
ALAN GILBERT
Craft Talk & brunch
Slonim
1:00 PM
MARY STONE DOCKERY
Brock Robinson/Robin Rapoport
Heimbold
2:00 PM
ROSS GAY
Elisavet Makridis/Laura Post
Heimbold
3:00 PM
REFRESHMENTS
Heimbold
3:30 PM
ALAN GILBERT
Ray Schechter/Devin Kelly
Heimbold
4:30 PM
MAURICE MANNING
Annie Robertson/Bryan McAttee
Heimbold
5:30 PM
MFA 3X5 READING
Curated by Jeffrey McDaniel
Student Readers TBA
Slonim
6:30 PM
CLOSING REMARKS
Slonim
All events are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
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