Poetry Festival 2020

For the 2020 Festival, Klinkhart Hall is pleased to welcome renowned poets and authors Mark Doty, Kimiko Hahn, and Rowan Ricardo Phillips.

October 16-17, 2020

The fourth annual Sharon Springs Poetry Festival will again feature three award winning poets for two days of exciting readings, workshops, and conversations.

In addition to festival founder and artistic director, also Pulitzer Prize winning poet Paul Muldoon, the 2020 Festival will feature:

Mark Doty, renowned author of three memoirs and nine books of poetry, and as well as a book about craft and criticism; he is also winner of the National Book Award, T.S. Eliot Prize, as well as the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. 

Kimiko Hahn, the author of nine collections of poetry and the winner of the PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry, the American Book Award, and the Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America; and in 2016 she was elected President of the Poetry Society of America.

Rowan Ricardo Phillips, author of three books of poetry, a book of literary criticism, also a journslist and translator and winner of the Nicolás Guillén Outstanding Book Award, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry, and other awards.

Details of the Festival schedule will be posted here soon.