Learn more about PoetryN.O.W and Split This Rock Youth Programs in this article with Youth Programs Coordinator Joseph Green, on the poetry scene in Northern Virginia. Read the full article here.
Split This Rock Executive Director, Sarah Browning is featured on UDC TV for "Conversations About Communication: The Arts Community & Communication" with P.S. Perkins, Adjunct Professor of Public Speaking at UDC-Community College and Founder of the Human Communication Institute. Watch the discussion here.
Split This Rock Youth Programs Coordinator, Joseph Green is featured on PBS NewsHour with his beautiful poem Hands. A poem about raising a black son and the movement for Black lives. Read the full article here.
LynleyShimat Lys reflects on the poetry and workshops of Split This Rock Poetry Festival 2016, coming to the conclusion that, "Split This Rock Poetry Festival....comes as a welcome respite from a poetry world in which formal and artistic concerns often seem far removed from the role of the social justice activist". Read the full blog post here.
In first person plural, writer Sarah Katz interviews Split This Rock Executive Director, Sarah Browning and learns about the history of Split This Rock, and how Split This Rock Poetry Festival came about. Read the full article here.
Raye Weigel a writer for University of Maryland's The Writer's Bloc reflected on sessions of Split This Rock Poetry Festival 2016, coming to the conclusion that; "The festival as a whole seemed to provide a clean and organized venue where artists could gather to talk about something that is anything but clean and organized: poetry. Each event at the festival buzzed heavily with knowledge and passion". Read the full article here.
Splitista David Ebenbach defines why poetry is not dead, once and for all, using science and Split This Rock as proof! Read this article here.
Split This Rock Board Member Sue Scheid shares how poetry has shaped her life! Read the story here.
Listen in at minute 25:21 to Split This Rock's Executive Director, Sarah Browning on Poetry Spoken Here Podcast! Poetry Spoken Here is a podcast series from host Charlie Rossiter and producer/technical director, Jack Rossiter-Munley. In it, they explore how poetry comes to life when read. Listen to the podcast here.
Hila Ratzabi was pleased and impressed to learn that babies are welcome are Split This Rock and at Split This Rock Poetry Festival 2016. Read more here.