Poetry Virginia: Eastern Region Annual Meeting
Saturday, November 14, 10:30-1:30
at the Tabb Branch of the York County Library,
100 Long Green Blvd, Yorktown, VA 23693.
From I-64, take Exit 256B to Victory Blvd (VA-171 E)
Turn right at the fifth stoplight onto Hampton Highway (VA-134 E)
The library will be on your right at the first stoplight
ORDER OF EVENTS:
1) Introduction & information about national poetry contests
2) Presentation by featured poet
3) Short break
4) Open Mic
The theme of this program is contests. Preceding the featured poet will be a short talk about poetry contests. A handout will be provided. The featured poet will then share some of his contest-winning poems and discuss their evolution. An open mic will close out the event.
The featured poet will be Derek Kannemeyer. In last year’s annual poetry contests sponsored by Poetry Virginia, Mr. Kannemeyer won first place in four categories and placed in seven others. His lyrical style of poetry and his infectious enthusiasm should make for a captivating presentation.
For additional details, and to register, contact Bill Glose, at BillGlose@cox.net. Please pre-register if at all possible, so we can plan better. There is no cost. Beverages and light snacks will be served.
Mail to: Bill Glose, 24 Oakwood Drive, #102, Yorktown, VA 23693
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