|Event:||National Beat Poetry Festival, Canton|
|Date:||September 1st, 2023
|Time:||7:00 PM to 10:00 PM|
|Location:||Canton Town Hall Auditorium, 4 Market Street, Collinsville, CT|
|Contact:|| Virginia Shreve, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|National Beat Poetry Foundation Beat Poetry Festival Here in CT!|
Friday: A “Taster’s Menu” of poets from across the country (CA,CO, MI, OH, IN, KY, FL, NJ, NY, CT, MA, NH, ME),including George Wallace (Writer in Residence at Whitman Birthplace, 1st Poet Laureate of Suffolk County, L.I.); Ron Whitehead (“Outlaw Poet,” 1st American Writer in Residence at City of Literature Tartu, Estonia, worked with Ferlinghetti, Hunter S. Thompson, Gregory Corso); Lorraine Currelley (Bronx Book Fair, Poets Network & Exchange, Harlem Arts Fund); Chris Vannoy (San Diego Book Prize, International reading tours); Paul Richmond (Winner of Missouri Review’s Miller Audio Prize, part of Do It Now), and many others. 3 minutes each, then Open Mic, then Musical Performance from Do It Now.
Saturday, September 2, 1 to 6pm, Celebrating new Beat Poet Laureates, Open Mic, music. On grounds of beautiful B&B, 22 River Road, Barkhamstad, CT
Sunday, Sept. 3, 1 to 6pm, Online Zoom Event hosted by Chryssa Velissariou from Greece. Featuring poets from around the world. Send an email to email@example.com with your photo & state or country to get invite and link.