OPEN MOUTH POETRY FESTIVAL

October 30 + 31, 2020 | Fayetteville, Arkansas

Join us for the fourth annual Open Mouth Poetry Festival, a virtual
celebration of poetry by local and national writers.

Join us for two readings by this year's festival features!

 

Readings will take place virtually via Zoom with Otter Live Captions, and an ASL interpreter will be present. Access copies of all poems will be provided via Google Docs. 

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OPEN MOUTH FESTIVAL READING

with Michael Torres, Eloisa Amezcua, Jessica Abughattas, Shannon Sankey, Allison Joseph

and opening reading by Calypso Jane Selwyn

October 30, 2020 at 7:00pm CDT via Zoom

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OPEN MOUTH FESTIVAL READING

with Benjamin Garcia, Meg Day, Jihyun Yun, Callista Buchen, Leila Chatti
and opening reading by Rome Hernández Morgan

October 31, 2020 at 7:00pm CDT via Zoom

Meet this year's opening readers!

A mini-feature by local poets will precede each festival reading. Help us celebrate our local poetry community! 

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Calypso Jane Selwyn

Rome Hernández Morgan

Sign up for a Writing Workshop with one of our featured readers!

All workshops will take place virtually via Zoom with Otter Live Captions. An ASL interpreter will be present for each event. Access copies of workshop materials will be made available via Google Docs. Space is limited to 20 participants per workshop.

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Sound as Memory

with Eloisa Amezcua

 

October 30, 2020

at 4:00 PM CDT via Zoom

Demons, Ghosts, & Skeletons 

in the Closet: 

Writing What Scares Us

with Leila Chatti

October 31, 2020

at 11:00 AM CDT via Zoom

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The Elegy in October

with Michael Torres

 

October 31, 2020

at 1:00 PM CDT via Zoom

Stay Home & Get Gone

with Meg Day

October 31, 2020

at 3:00 PM CDT via Zoom

Many thanks to the King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Arkansas for supporting this year's festival.

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