Montgomery Auditorium, Phila. Central Library
1901 Vine St., Phila.
Over twenty-five literary organizations will present poetry performances and give information about that particular group’s projects, literary magazines, reading series or poetry programs. Special guest poets to be announced. This is the area’s most comprehensive poetry event solely dedicated to celebrating Greater Philadelphia Poetry in all of its manifestations. The Philadelphia Poetry Festival is dedicated to celebrating those diverse, talented voices in all their uniqueness and originality … to applaud those who volunteer to make venues and forums possible … and to unite and showcase the many people who create this rich landscape of poetry in our City of Brotherly Love and abroad. There will be an area for the circulation of program brochures, flyers and information about dozens of Philadelphia poetry and writing outlets. Bring your favorite series’ information to share! Presented by the Mad Poets Society.