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Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Festival

When: Fri., May 27, 6-8:30 p.m. and Sat., May 28, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 2022

The Poetry Society of Virginia hosts its annual festival at William & Mary's Miller Hall. The event will be held in-person over 2 days with readings, presentations, workshops, and a book fair. On Friday, 5/27, Lisa Russ Spaar, poet and director of the Area Program in Poetry Writing at UVA, gives the keynote address. On Saturday, 5/28, the featured readers are North American Book Award 2022 winner David Mills with Virginia Poet Laureate Luisa A. Igloria, Hermine Pinson, and Arkansas Poet Laureate Suzanne Underwood Rhodes. Registration required. Free parking across from Miller Hall.

Price: Admission is $62; banquet, an additional $26.

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