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Split This Rock Festival, March 22-24

Poets for Peace Sign
Courtesy of Jill Brazel

We received an e-mail from the organizers of the Split This Rock Festival, which will take place March 22-25 in Washington, DC, and we wanted to pass it along. This four-day poetry festival brings together poets, activists, and writers from around the country.

Featured guests include Alice Walker and other visionary and powerful voices of our time: environmental activists, youth organizers, Pulitzer-Prize winners, slam champions, poets of all ethnicities, DC-area poets, an opera librettist, translators, editors and publishers and emerging poets.

To learn more about the festival, click here. For a complete lineup of poets, click here.

Early-bird registration lasts until February 22, 2012. There are also students rates, day rates, and scholarships.

You can also volunteer, and sign up to receive e-mail updates.