Friday, April 27, 2007

Burning Word!

Burning Word: The Festival of Poetic Fire

Burning Word 2007 at Greenbank Farm, Whidbey Island

Headliners will be the internationally renowned poet, Naomi Shihab Nye and the first Parliamentary Poet Laureate of Canada, George Bowering.

Schedules & Other Information

2007 Workshop schedule
2007 Poetry reading schedule
Burning Word 2007 press release

In additon to the main stage, the House of Open Mics offers hours of hosted open mic opportunities, special readings and featured readers. All interested poets will have a chance to read their work beginning bright and early and throughout the day!

The Educational Workshop Tent will provide a third festival venue and will host seven 70-minute poetry workshops presented by noted poet/teachers.

Burning Word festival also hosts a Small Press Fair, a festival BookStore, book signings and community networking space. While at Greenbank Farm, festival goers can enjoy expansive water views, hike miles of beautiful trails, have a tasty lunch or dessert at Whidbey Pies Cafe, or a wine tasting at the Farm's Wine Shop.

All Day Event Passes for Burning Word 2007: Admission is available at the gate. Price is Adults = $15; Students under 18 = $5 and includes all performances, workshops, small press and open mics.

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