Providence Poetry Festival

Join literature lovers from around the state for the first–ever Providence Poetry Festival!

Major Jackson at the Providence Athenaeum
251 Benefit St, Providence, RI 02903
Fri., Apr. 20
5–7:00 p.m.

Publicly Complex: Diane Exavier, Rachel Hughes, Kathline Carr
Ada Books
150 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903
Sat. Apr. 21
6:00 p.m.

Literary Film Festival at the Providence Public Library
150 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903
Mon. Apr. 23
6:30–8:00 p.m.

R.I. Poet Laureate Tina Cane, Mary-Kim Arnold, and Mónica de la Torre reading at Books on the Square [read more]
471 Angell St, Providence, RI 02906
Tues. Apr. 24
7:00 p.m.

AS220 Youth Open Mic
Wed. Apr. 25
5–8:00 p.m.

Open mic at Books on the Square
471 Angell St, Providence, RI 02906
Thurs. Apr. 26
7:00 p.m.

Layli Long Soldier at Brown University
McCormack Family Theater
70 Brown St., Providence, RI 02906
Thurs. Apr. 26
7:00 p.m.

U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith at Moses Brown
250 Lloyd Ave., Providence, RI 02906
Fri. Apr. 27
7:00 pm.

This first–of–its–kind collaboration brings together Providence institutions including:
The Providence Public Library
The Providence Athenaeum
Moses Brown School
Rhode Island Public Radio
Books on the Square
Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival
Brown University
RISD

Photo of Tracy K. Smith by Rachel Eliza Griffith, courtesy of Blue Flower Arts.

Download: Providence Poetry Festival 2018