The schedule for Telluride Literary Arts Festival is set! JOIN US for some or all!
POETS NIGHT featuring Diné poet Esther Belin and Colorado Mesa University poet John Nizalowski. Open mic to follow / Ah Haa School for the Arts
POETS WALK up Bear Creek with Art Goodtimes (weather dependent) / Meet at High Alpine Coffee Bar (at Between the Covers Bookstore & Cafe)
LECTURE: “Belle Turnbull and the Poets of Early Colorado” with Dr David J. Rothman / Wilkinson Public Library (Periodicals Room)
KIDS DAY! Make a book! Write your own story, use as a journal, or give as a gift! / Wilkinson Public Library
$1000 FISCHER POETRY PRIZE Ceremony & readings by winners plus the awarding of the $500 CANTOR PRIZE for Best Colorado Poem / Telluride Arts District HQ (across from the library)
5th Annual LITERARY BURLESQUE:
UNCORSETED: It’s Not What It Seams / A nod to the break from societal strictures of the 1914-18 period, “revealed” by seven women poets plus regional corset designers! Black Box Theatre / $20 / 21 & over
WORKSHOP: “A Certain Slant of Light: The Poetry of the Postcard” with Peter Anderson / County Meeting Room (Miramonte Building / 2nd floor)
GOURDS POETRY CIRCLE / Sharing of poems & stories / Bring a pillow! / Ah Haa School for the Arts
FEATURED AUTHOR Craig Childs and his NEW book “Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America” / Wilkinson Public Library
NOTE: ALL LitFest events are FREE with the exception of Literary Burlesque. Tickets go on sale at on at Between the Covers Bookstore & Cafe. Always sells out!