New Hampshire Poetry Fest Schedule

The NH Poetry Fest schedule will be posted in June 2017. Please check back.

a great day of poetry

Many thanks to Gibson's Bookstore, which will be handling sales of books by presenters at the festival.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

The New Hampshire Institute of Art
148 Concord Street
Manchester, NH 03104-4858 

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8:00-8:45 am - Registration

French Building, 148 Concord Street, Art Gallery/Lobby 
Coffee and pastry

8:45-9:00 am - Welcome 

French Building Auditorium
Coffee and pastry

9:15-10:30 - Panels

Lowell Building, 88 Lowell Street

10:45-12:00 Workshops

Lowell Building, 88 Lowell Street
Workshops (pre-registration required)

12:00-1:30 - Lunch

Information about area restaurants is provided in your registration materials.

1:30-2:45 - Panels

Lowell Building, 88 Lowell Street                           

3:00-4:15 - Panels

Lowell Building, 88 Lowell Street

5:00-6:00 - Headliner Reading

French Building Auditorium

Photo: Rachel Eliza Griffiths

Gregory Pardlo's collection Digest (Four Way Books) won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. His other honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts; his first collection Totem was selected by Brenda Hillman for the APR/Honickman Prize in 2007. He is also the author of Air Traffic, a memoir in essays forthcoming from Knopf. Pardlo is a faculty member of the M.F.A. program in creative writing at Rutgers University-Camden. He lives with his family in Brooklyn.

6:15-8:00 pm - Closing Meet-Up