The 2013 West End Poetry Festival is featuring Gabrielle Calvocoressi, a poet and essayist whose most recent book, Apocalyptic Swing, was a finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book Award. Her poems have been featured in The New York Time, Boston Review, The Washington Post, on Garrison Keillor’s Poet’s Almanac and in numerous journals. She will be giving a workshop, open to all festival participants, at 3 PM on Saturday and will read her poetry Saturday Evening. Other featured poets include Michael Chitwood, Alan Shapiro, Starr Seward and Celisa Steele, the new Carrboro Poet Laureate.
The Festival is free and open to the public. Come celebrate our local poets and enjoy a wide variety of poetry styles at the West End Poetry Festival.
For the full schedule and more on the participating poets, please visit http://www.westendpoetryfestival.org/2013Schedule.htm.