Meet Featured Poet Derek Kannemeyer
9 Jun

Meet Featured Poet Derek Kannemeyer

by admin Jun 9, 2018 0

We here at the Little River Poetry Festival are delighted to welcome poet Derek Kannemeyer as a featured reader at this year’s festival! Here’s a little bit more about him before you hear him read. Biography Derek Kannemeyer’s writing has appeared in Fiction International, The New Virginia Review, Rattapallax, Smartish […]

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4 Jun

Writing Practice with Passion in a Perilous Time

by admin Jun 4, 2018 0

Written by Charlotte Stark Each year Pride comes around, it feels natural to be retrospective and consider how far our writing practice and collective human journey has brought us towards justice for all. Depending on where you stand, you could feel we have never been closer, or that we are […]

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12 Apr

Poetry Tips for Beginners: How to Get Started Now

by admin Apr 12, 2018 1

If you’re a writer looking for poetry tips, welcome to this Little River Poetry Fest blog post! Use the following to help begin your adventure into poetry: Read, Read, Read One of the best ways to get started as an absolute beginner is to immerse yourself in the genre. If […]

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22 Mar

What do I Need to Know About Poetry to Attend a Poetry Festival?

by admin Mar 22, 2018 2

There’s always a little rush of uncertainty when choosing to attend a poetry festival for the first time. Big events often leave potential attendees wondering exactly what they need to know to attend. Here’s a few ideas for dipping your toes in before attending a poetry festival. Bring Your Interest […]

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Meet the Featured Poet: Tanya Cunningham!
1 Jun

Meet the Featured Poet: Tanya Cunningham!

by admin Jun 1, 2017 0

Who is Tanya Cunningham? Tanya Cunningham is a biographical poet who draws inspiration from her children, her life in Williamsburg, VA, and the current political and social climate. The author of poetry book, Pachamama and Scientific Eve, Tanya founded the Hampton Roads Artistic Collective two years ago. The organization is […]

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Meet the Featured Poet: Star LaBranche!
31 May

Meet the Featured Poet: Star LaBranche!

by admin May 31, 2017 0

Who is Star LaBranche? Star LaBranche is a content marketing specialist who will soon reside in Virginia Beach. Bringing new a brand new chapbook, Wake Me When It’s Over, she is the first featured reader of the Little River Poetry Festival. Known for her brutal confessional style of poetry, her latest work questions identity, […]

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