Date(s) - 04/13//2016 - 04/17//2016
2016 festival features readings, workshops, discussions, youth voices and activism. Featured poets: Amal Al-Jubouri, Jennifer Bartlett, Jan Beatty, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Regie Cabico, Dominique Christina, Martha Collins, Nikky Finney, Ross Gay, Aracelis Girmay, Rigoberto González, Linda Hogan, Dawn Lundy Martin, Craig Santos Perez, and Ocean Vuong, plus a kick-off reading at the Library of Congress with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera. Book fair on Saturday April 16. Various venues, mostly in the Farragut Square neighborhood. $140 admission (special rates per day, for students).