Poetry in Plain Sight is an innovative program created to bring poetry to a wider audience and to increase readership of North Carolina poets. Each month through 2013, four different poems will be displayed on posters in participating storefront windows along Trade and Fourth streets.
The community-based literary project is a collaboration among Winston-Salem Writers, Press 53, Delta Arts Center, Barnhill’s Books~Wine~Art~Gifts, and Competitive Edge, Inc. The project also is supported by the Downtown Arts District Association of Winston-Salem.
The project extends the Word Up! Program that the late Rodney Holman created for Winston-Salem Transit Authority buses. Holman, a member of the board of directors for the Governor’s School Foundation and for Winston-Salem Writers, was instrumental in arts and education organizations throughout North Carolina.
Poets who are interested in submitting work for later displays may submit one poem per month for consideration; submission requirements are available at www.wswriters.org/poetry-in-plain-sight or call -336-473-8777. Business owners who wish to post poems inside their buildings should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Winston-Salem Hit with Poetry in Plain Sight
This was written by charles. Posted on Friday, January 18, 2013, at 8:00 am. Filed under Uncategorized. Tagged and Competitive Edge, Barnhill's Books~Wine~Art~Gifts, Delta Arts Center, Governor’s School Foundation, Inc., Poetry in Plain Sight, Press 53, Rodney Holman, Winston-Salem Transit Authority, Winston-Salem Writers. Bookmark the permalink. Follow comments here with the RSS feed. Post a comment or leave a trackback.