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2016 Split This Rock Poetry Festival

Every two years poets, activists, and dreamers gather in our nation’s capital for four days of readings, workshops, discussions, youth voices & activism. Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness 2016 will take place April 14-17, 2016. 

Our 2016 featured poets will include:

Jan Beatty

Reginald Dwayne Betts

Dominique Christina

Nikky Finney

Ross Gay

Juan Felipe Herrera

and Linda Hogan


To read about how we select featured poets for our festivals, click here.

More information to come!