West End Poetry Festival

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Come and be a part of the most unique poetry event in NC!  The 11th annual West End Poetry Festival will feature some of the Southeast's most talented poets while celebrating the many exciting and varied poetic styles.  The festival provides a setting where poets can engage, share and encourage the reading, writing, and listening of poetry.

The 2016 West End Poetry Festival, sponsored by the Town of Carrboro, will be held in October 14 and October 15 and will feature nationally known poets as well as emerging voices.  Please join us for all or part of this free festival.

  • Friday, October 14, Location & Times TBD
  • Saturday, October 15, Times TBD at the Century Center in Carrboro


 For up-to-date schedule and event information, please visit www.westendpoetryfestival.org

If you have questions about the Festival, please check the links in the left-hand column or, please contact Gary Phillips (email, 919-944-1075), Susan Spalt (email, 919-818-0687) or Celisa Steele (email, 919-451-0075).
Interested in keeping up with local poetry events and people? The Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department develops and distributes a bi-monthly West End Poets Newsletter. Find our current and archived newsletters by clicking on the link in the left-hand column.