Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Upcoming Deadline #1: Split This Rock Poetry Festival

Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness, March 10 through March 13, 2010, will feature readings, workshops, panel discussions, youth programming, film, parties, activism -- opportunities to speak out for social justice, imagine a way forward, and celebrate the many ways that poetry can act as an agent for social change.

· Registration fees increase after February 10, 2010. Register today! Only $75; $40 for students.

· Scholarships available. Scholarship Guidelines are online. Postmark deadline: February 20.
Lodging in DC is available at a reduced rate:

We are pleased to announce the Beacon Hotel as the "official" hotel for Split This Rock Poetry Festival in 2010. Beacon's rates are modest compared to area hotels.

Reserve a room online or call 800-821-4367 (mention Split This Rock for our reduced rate)

For every reservation that mentions Split This Rock, Beacon will donate 5% of the room rate to Split This Rock.

Reservations at this rate are on a first-come, first-served basis through January 25, 2010. The Wednesday and Thursday rate is $209/night; Friday and Saturday rate is $129/night; and Sunday's rate is $189.


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.