October 15-16, 2021
In addition to festival founder and Pulitzer Prize winning poet Paul Muldoon, the fifth annual Sharon Springs Poetry Festival will feature three extraordinary poets:
Stephanie Burt: poet, literary critic, and professor Stephanie Burt has published eight books, including poetry, critical books on poetry and poetry collections. Her most recent books is After Callimachus: Poems (2020), and Don’t Read Poetry: A Book About How to read Poems (2019). Currently, she is a professor of English at Harvard University. Read more . . .
Shane McCrae: Shane McCrae teaches at Columbia University and is the author of seven poetry collections, including, most recently, Sometimes I Never Suffered (2020), and The Gilded Auction Block (2019). His work has earned him a Whiting Writers’ Award, a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and other awards. Read more . . .
Dora Malech: poet, lyricist, librettist, visual artist, and editor, Dora Malech is the author of four collections of poetry, including, most recently, Flourish (2020) and Stet (2018). She is a co-founder and former director of the Iowa Youth Writing Project. Currently, she is an assistant professor at The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University. Read more . . .
Details of the Festival events and schedule will be posted here soon, but mark your calendar now for October 15-16, 2021