April 20 - April 22, 2018
17th Annual Poetry at Round Top
August to April Series

2018 Poetry Speakers
17th Annual Poetry at Round Top
Friday April 20 - Sunday April 22, 2018

Poetry at Round Top website

Poetry at Round Top is an annual festival presenting the nation's most exciting and prominent poets over three days of readings, workshops, and conversations on craft.

Public Poetry "POETRY RIDE to ROUND TOP" participants:

Register for the Festival on the Public Poetry website as part of the Poetry Ride Package. Sign up for Workshops and Consultations here. Click on the "View Prices and Purchase" button above.

Featured Poets include Naomi Shihab Nye, Coleman Barks, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Roger Reeves, Javier Zamora, Emmy Pérez, Carrie Fountain, Kurt Heinzelman and Liz Garton Scanlon. Musical Program by Isaac Peña. Workshop leaders also include Scott Brownlee, Tomas Morin and Laura van Prooyen. View biographies at Poetry at Round Top/2018 Speaker Bios.

Workshops. Festival Registration is required plus $40 fee for each workshop. Workshops are limited to three per person. Full descriptions for the optional workshops are posted at Poetry at Round Top/Workshops.

Manuscript Consultations. Festival Registration is required plus $60 fee for the private consultation. Limit 1 per person. Manuscript consultations are offered in 30-minute sessions. Select the manuscript consultation by consultant, date and time slot when you make your purchase. Consultants are Tomas Morin, Liz Garton Scanlon, Kurt Heinzelman and Emmy Perez. Available consultatations are listed in the shopping cart. Manuscript Consultations are no longer available.

Refund/Cancellation Policy:
A 20% fee will be deducted from all refunds requested on or before April 13, 2018. No refunds can be given after April 13, 2018.

A limited number of rooms on campus are available for overnight accommodations. Select and pay for registration, meals, optional workshops and manuscript consultations online. Send an email to reservations@festivalhill.org or call 979-249-3129 to make room reservations.

You may also contact The Cottages on Mill Creek for overnight accommodations. Located just a few miles north of Festival Hill at 5696 Wagner Road, Round Top, Texas 78954, the bed and breakfast graciously donates the proceeds from rentals to poetry guests to Festival Hill in support of the Poetry at Round Top Festival. For reservations, call 832-334-2163.

Alternate lodging may be found on the Round Top Chamber of Commerce website.

Festival Institute Office: 979-249-3129

Concert Hall Location: 248 Jaster Rd, Round Top, TX 78954
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