Saturday, feb 27th

Welcome and Poemfest Host Reading

12:00 pm MT


Welcome and reading by your hosts, the Poemfest Posse. Come and hear Pete Anderson, Rachel Kellum, Allison Wonderland, Sharon Corcoran, Carolina Brown, Everett Wilson, and Sally Jane Seck. 

Hosted by Sharon Corcoran


1:30-3:00 MT


Place in Poetry with Julie Cummings

Think Small with Jesse Tsinajinnie Maloney

Claiming and Reclaiming Your Name - Poemas para tu nombre with Jessica Helen Lopez

When you register, please choose only one workshop, as they are concurrent.

Good Medicine Reading

4:30-6:30 MT


Poemfest allstars share good medicine. Juliana Aragon Fatula, Esther G. Belin, Debbi Brody, Nathan Brown, Julie Cummings, Lawton Eddy, Barbara Ford, Art Goodtimes, Jane Hilberry, Joseph Hutchison, Mark Irwin, Laurie V. James, Kate Kingston, Lynda LaRocca, Jessica Helen Lopez, Don McIver, Anne MacNaughton, Tori Miner, Juan Morales, Craig Nielson, William Pitt Root, Danny Rosen, David Rothman, Susan Tichy, Jesse Tsinajinnie Maloney, Pam Ushuk, Wendy Videlock, Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, and Gary Worth Moody.

Hosted by Peter Anderson

Open Mic

7:15-7:30 MT



7:30-9:00 MT


Pre-party ~ Come early to Open Mic and visit the Poet's Corner or
Bookstore. Post a prompt, write a response to local art, buy a book, make
a donation
, chat with other poets.


Dress up your top half...hat, boa, tux, lei, bling...sly disguise?
Hosted by Carolina Brown. Starting pronto at 7:30 and chance for last-minute sign-up.

Sunday, feb 28th

Talking Gourd Circle

10:30-12:00 MT


A closing poetry circle hosted by the unrivaled Art Goodtimes. Bring a poem or a few lines or words to share.