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November 5-8, 2009 Albany State University Poetry Festival 2009

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November 5-8, 2009

All events free and open to the public.

Thursday Nov. 5 11:30 – 12:30

Opening Symposium: Favorite Poems read by Faculty, Staff, Students ACAD Auditorium

1-3 p.m. Poetry Walkabout Pedestrian Mall Under-bridge

6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Eagle Wings: Local Poets Symposium James Pendergrast Memorial Library 185 Reception 8 p.m.

Friday Nov. 6 11 a.m. – 1 p.m

Student Writing Workshops: Print, Broadside, Digital, Performance (Sign Up Required – 101 Holley Hall) Facilitators: Kay Byer & Doris Davenport Orene & Holley Hall 204

2-4 p. m. Frank X Walker Lecture : “Historical Poetry: Finding York” Pendergrast Library 114 Book Signing

4-5 p.m. Master Poetry Writing Class with Frank X Walker Pendergrast Library 114

7 -9 p.m. Vision Quest III : Students’ Performance Orene Hall

Book Signing & Reception

Saturday Nov. 7 11 a. m. – 1 p.m.

Creating Songs & Poetry (Invitational) Shirlette Ammons Albany Welcome Center 112 North Front Street

6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Many Voices : Poetry Reading Shirlette Ammons, Kathryn Stripling Byer, Doris Davenport, Frank X Walker Albany Welcome Center 112 North Front Street

8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. After Party for Festival Participants: Open Mic, Reception, Book Signing Orene Hall

Sunday Nov. 8 4 pm.

“A Poet’s Love” Musical Recital Dr. Leroy Bynum ACAD Auditorium

Presented by ASU Department of English, Modern Languages & Mass Communication and

The Lyceum Performance Series

For more information: Department of English, Modern Languages & Mass Communication (229) 430-1715

or doris.davenport@asurams.edu

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