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Belfast Poetry Festival

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

2021 Schedule & Details

Saturday, October 16th
Afternoon Workshops
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Body of Language: A Generative Poetry Workshop with Julia Bouwsma via Zoom
Listening for Revision: A Poetry Editing Workshop with Maya Stein via Zoom
Mining Words: A Generative Poetry Workshop with Judy Kaber, IN PERSON at Waterfall Arts, 256 High Street, Belfast

Evening Showcase on Zoom:  Register here for the link
6:30 pm – 8 pm Poetry, Performance, and Visual Arts Multimedia Show

Reading of the winning poems of the 2021 Maine Postmark Poetry Contest

2021 Featured Poets, Performers, and Artists

Julia Bouwsma and Asata Radcliffe
Myronn Hardy and Anita Clearfield
Kristen Lindquist and Anna Strickland
Jefferson Navicky and Rebecca Goodale
Jan Bindas-Tenney and Ling-Wen Tsai

2021 Festival Image
The image for this year’s festival, shown above, is “ASO Living Ancestor” by Asata Radcliffe, photographed by Justin Levesque. For more information about the installation, see here.

The 16th annual festival is made possible with support from First National Bank, The Maine Review, the Belfast Free Library, the City of Belfast, Waterfall Arts, and the office of the Belfast Poet Laureate.

Visit belfastpoetry.com for more information.


The 2021 Belfast Poetry Festival


October 16
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm