May 2016

May 31, 2016

Meet the Featured Poet: James Bane

James Bane will be performing at the Little River Poetry Festival! James Bane was born in Washington DC. His mother is a chef and his father is a DJ, providing him with a electric love of genres since childhood. Comic books captured his attention in 3rd grade and English quickly became his favorite subject. He [...]
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May 30, 2016

Poetry Fuel: Food During the Little River Poetry Festival

Check out the amazing spread Chef Richard Perry is catering for the Little River Poetry Festival! Friday Dinner: $20 per person Grilled Mojo-Herb Chicken (chafer) Hot Smoked Salmon with dill-caper-red onion crème fraiche (cold) Lemon Grass-Coconut Milk Rice (chafer) Cold Salads Buckwheat Tabbouleh Seaweed Salad Baby Lettuces Kale Slaw with sesame oil Fresh Fruit Salad with Mint [...]
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May 28, 2016

Meet the Featured Poet: Jack Callan

Jack Callan is the co-founder of the Little River Poetry Festival. He will be reading and conducting a workshop at the festival! Jack Callan has been a carpenter all his life. As a craftsman, he learned how to fit things together to make them work. As an artist, his vibrant, often startling paintings, speak of [...]
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May 26, 2016

Meet the Featured Poet: Judith Stevens

Judith Stevens is one of the founders of Little River Poetry Festival. She will be reading and conducting a workshop! Judith Stevens has been writing poetry since the second grade. Her poems have been published in the former "Piedmont Literary Review Magazine," the "Randolph-Macon College Magazine," " The Association for Research & Enlightenment Journal," " [...]
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May 25, 2016

Meet the Featured Poet: Jill Winkowski

Jill Winkowski will be performing and teaching at the Little River Poetry Festival! Jill Winkowski is a poet, short story writer, journalist, and yoga teacher. While in the Hague in the 1990s, Jill was editor and feature writer for Going Dutch, an expatriate magazine, and ran The Rounded Moon, a monthly literary evening. She was [...]
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May 17, 2016

Meet the Featured Poet: David King

David King will be reading and conducting a workshop at the Little River Poetry Festival! David King is a retired English teacher who composes poetry about the North Carolina mountains and the Jersey Shore. He has published a book of verse, This Side of Forever, about his late wife to whom he was married thirty-six [...]
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May 16, 2016

Meet the Feature Poet: Toni Wynn

Toni Wynn will be performing as one of the featured poets and conducting a workshop at the Little River Poetry Festival! As a poet, creative nonfiction writer, arts educator, and museum consultant, Toni creates and learns through the arts. She’s always recruiting artists to collaborate on limited-edition print publications and arts experiences. Toni’s writing, which often [...]
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