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      September 13, 2019

      Friday   5:00 PM

      405 Corry Street
      Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387

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      Sun & Moon Poetry Festival

      The Ohio Poetry Association invites you to the Third Annual SUN & MOON POETRY FESTIVAL, September 13-15, 2019, in Yellow Springs, Ohio, where poets and poetry lovers will celebrate nature and the cosmos on the campus of Antioch College and the Glen Helen Ecological Center, immersed in workshops, readings, and the beauty of the Nature Preserve. Keynote speaker and poet Jim Daniels serves as Thomas S. Baker University Professor of English at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He is the author of seventeen poetry books, most recently, Rowing Inland and Street Calligraphy (2017) and The Middle Ages (2018). He has edited six anthologies, penned six collections of fiction and four screenplays, and, in collaboration with photographer Charlee Brodsky has shown his work in many a gallery. Befitting our festival, he will be sending poetry to the moon as part of the Moon Arts Project in 2020. REGISTRATION *A weekend pass allows free access to all events and workshops led by Ruth Awad, Dionne Custer Edwards, Joe McKeon, Terry Hermsen and Mark Peters.*Jim Daniel’s workshop is limited to 25 participants and requires separate registration while his reading is open to all festival registrants.*Dionne Custer Edwards’ workshop is open to Antioch students without festival registration but with student ID.*While the Farm-to-Table Dinner is included in your registration, a separate sign-up is required as well. EVENT SCHEDULE Friday5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Registration check-in (Glen Helen Atrium)6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Farm-to-Table Dinner (Glen Helen Auditorium)8:30 pm Star Gazing Gathering feat. Native American Flute by Matthew Thoma (Solar Farm Field) (bring chairs or blankets)9:30 pm to 10:30 pm Star Gazing: Mark Peters (Solar Farm Field) Saturday (breakfast, lunch, and dinner on your own in Yellow Springs)8:00 am to 9:00 am Registration check-in (Glen Helen Atrium)9:00 am to 11:00 am Workshop: Jim Daniels (Coretta Scott King Center)9:00 am to 11:00 am Haiku Workshop: Joe McKeon (Glen Helen Auditorium)11:00 am to 12 noon Yoga with Susann feat. Singing Bowls with Abby Parker (Glen Helen Rock Meadow)12 noon to 1:30 pm Lunch1:30 pm to 3:00 pm Workshop: Ruth Awad (Glen Helen Auditorium)3:30pm to 5:00 pm Workshop: Terry Hermsen (Glen Helen Auditorium)5:00 to 7:00 pm Dinner7:30 to 8:30 pm Reading: Jim Daniels (Glen Helen Auditorium)8:30 pm to 10 pm Wine and Cheese Reception (Glen Helen Atrium) Sunday (breakfast on your own)9:30 am to 11:30 am Poetry in the Woods Hike (Glen Helen Nature Trail)                                  Readers: D. Custer, R. Santer, D. Borsenik, T. Hermsen, S. Moeller12 noon to 1:00 pm Potluck by YS Artist Community (Glen Helen Auditorium)1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Open Mic Sign-up (Glen Helen Atrium)1:30 pm to 3:00 pm Open Mic Readings (Glen Helen Auditorium)3:30 pm to 5:00 pm Workshop: Dionne Custer Edwards (Glen Helen Auditorium) ACCOMMODATIONS The Springs Motel and the Cedar Center at Glen Helen offer a special OPA rate for overnight festival participants. Space fills up fast! See booking details on our Festival Accommodations page.  PARTNERS AND SPONSORS OPA is grateful to Glen Helen Ecological Institute, the Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce, Antioch College, the Coretta Scott King Center, and Full/Crescent Press for their support of this event.

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