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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.


CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS

We are currently accepting session proposals for the festival. Deadline to submit via Submittable is June 30, 2015. Visit our blog for more information.

 

2016 FEATURED POET LINE UP

We're still lining up all of the poets for the 2016 festival. Here's a list of the brilliant poets we've confirmed thus far:

Jan Beatty

 

Reginald Dwayne Betts

 

Regie Cabico

 

Dominique Christina

 

Rigoberto González

 

 

Nikky Finney

 

Ross Gay

 

Juan Felipe Herrera

 

Linda Hogan

 

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

More information to come!