Fourth Annual Verse/Converse Poetry Festival in Taos, NM

Here is the full schedule for the Verse/Converse Poetry Fest 2011. Note that I will be reading with Ned Dougherty and Michael Ferrara (to represent Zanni) on June 4th from 3:45- 5pm at the Harwood Museum.  Open reading to follow so bring your stuff…

Full Schedule

Thursday, June 2: Youth Poetry
11:30 – 12:30 Youth Arrival and Registration
1:30 – 4:30 Youth Workshop with Jessica Helen Lopez
6:30 – 10 :00 Taos Youth Poetry Championship



Friday, June 3
10:30 – 12:30 Youth workshops (“Vocal/Physical Connection for the Poet Performer” and “Page to Stage”)
1:00 – 3:00 Meeting for those enrolled for college credit through UNM, location TBA, Teacher Ellie Behrstock
6:30 – 9:30 Taos Invitational Poetry Championship, host: James Nave @ Shadows Lounge

Saturday, June 4
10:30 – 12:30 Workshop: “Conversing in Verse” a workshop on writing with Roger Bonair – Agard and Lynne Procope.
1:30 – 3:30 Workshop: “Snap, Crackle, Pop:” Performing your Poetry. Elements of the performers toolbox to speaking your poems with power.  James Nave and David Behrstock.
3:45 – 5:00: Reading: Zanni (the mag formerly known as Venus Envy) Features Mike Ferrara, Ned Dougherty and Johanna DeBiase — Open reading to follow, so bring your work!

7:00– 9:00 Mainstage Performance: Roger Bonair – Agard, Lynne Procope, Youth Award Winners from Thursday: Team, Haiku and Indie

Sunday, June 5
10:30 – 12:00 Closing Circle – Open Reading, Taos Plaza Gazebo
1:00 – 3:00 Class Meeting (mandatory) for those registered for UNM Credit

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