The 2020 Sharon Springs Poetry Festival is Here!

All events taking place online October 15-17, 2020

Klinkhart Hall Arts Center is pleased to announce that the 2020 Sharon Springs Poetry Festival will take place October 15 -17, 2020 – online and with a brilliant line-up of poets!

The poets

Mark Doty is the renowned author of four 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.  Read more about Mark Doty . . .

Kimiko Hahn is 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. Read more about Kimiko Hahn . . .

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

The Festival

For this special online event, poets Mark DotyKimiko Hahnand Rowan Ricardo Phillips will join Festival founder Paul Muldoon to conduct free student & adult poetry workshops and perform free public readings. Read more about the Festival events and schedule . . .