The 2014 Virginia Poetry Festival, scheduled for May 16 and 17 in Williamsburg, is now open for registration.
The event will feature workshops by Jim Peterson, Henry Hart, Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda and Bill Glose, as well as readings by J. Ron Smith, Tim Seibles, Jim Peterson, David Wojahn, and Henry Hart (introductions by Virginia’s poet laureate Sofia Starnes). Also planned are open-mic sessions and a Friday night banquet.
The cost is $35 for registration, $20 for the banquet and $12 for Saturday lunch. The festival is co-sponsored by The Poetry Society of Virginia and the Williamsburg-James City County Regional Library. For details go to poetrysocietyofvirginia.org.