From our friends at Press 53:
The first annual High Road Festival of Poetry and Short Fiction will be in Winston-Salem on Saturday, March 23, at the downtown Embassy Suites, featuring several master classes, seminars, and one-on-one critique sessions led by professional poets and writers, including former NC Poet Laureate Cathy Smith Bowers (poetry), two time Pushcart Prize-winner David Jauss (short fiction), Columbia, South Carolina, Poet Laureate Ed Madden, award-winning short fiction author Jen Julian, and many others. There will be a reading room open to the public and a vendor room with publishers, editors, andÂ writing organizations.*
Friday nightÂ at 7:30Â at Bookmarks Bookstore, cowboy poet Sean Sexton will read with Clint McCown, and to wrap up the weekend a Sunday morning seminar with Tom Lombardo:Â â€œWomenâ€™s Elegies: Anne Sexton (1960) to Jennifer Holley Lux (2018)â€”What Has Changed?â€
For complete information go to www.Press53.com/high-road-festival.
*The North Carolina Writers’ Network will have an exhibitor’s table at this festival. Come by and say hello!