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Pikes Peak Poetry Summit

Presented by Pikes Peak Library District and Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region and Pikes Peak Poet Laureate Project at Knights of Columbus Hall, Colorado Springs CO

Apr 09 2022
Pikes Peak Poetry Summit presented by Pikes Peak Library District at Knights of Columbus Hall, Colorado Springs CO

The Pikes Peak Poetry Summit is a one-day event dedicated to uplifting and honoring poetry in our region.

April is National Poetry Month and this summit will be the perfect way to celebrate whether you are a seasoned poet, exploring the art form, or just a lover of poetry. Get inspired, improve your craft, share your words, and learn more about poetry locally and across the region.

Engage with our dynamic writing and performance workshops, learn from our poet speaker panels, and hear phenomenal poets. The poetic experience in the Pikes Peak Region is vibrant and far-reaching and we can't wait for

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Contact: (719) 531-6333 x6142


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Additional time info:

9:00 am        Attendees arrive
9:45 am        Welcome, intro, and housekeeping
10:00 am      Keynote & Performance by Ashley Cornelius
10:30 am      Performance by Bobby LeFebre Poet Laureate of Colorado
10:50 am      Break
11:00 am      Moderated Panel of Local Poets ( Nico Wilkinson, Nate Marshall , Brook Bhagat, Rosegold Poet, Chris Beasley)
11:55 am      Performance by Michael Ferguson
12:00 pm      Lunch & Musical Artist: Quincy Stewart
12:45 pm      Speakeasy performance
1:00 pm        Moderated Panel of Past Poet Laureates - (Susan Pfieffer, Jim Ciletti, Price Strobridge and Ashley Cornelius)
1:30 pm        Session A: Random Poetry Generation Workshop with Andrew Ziegler
1:30 pm        Session B : Poetry as Activism Workshop with Ashley  Cornelius
2:15 pm        Session A: Metaphor with Nico Wilkinson
2:15 pm        Session B: Writing Workshop with David-Elijah Brown
2:15 pm.       Session C: Haiku Workshop with Cynthia
3:00 pm:       Session A: Zine Making Workshop with Pikes Peak Zine Fest
3:45 pm        Closing and performance by Ashley Cornelius

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Knights of Columbus Hall

20 W Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903


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