2019 Sierra Poetry Festival Program

Saturday, April 27, 2019 | Sierra College Campus | Grass Valley California


8:30 Doors Open

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9:00 Introductions

Welcome from Nevada County Arts Council

Welcome from the nisenan – Shelly Covert

John Deaderick, Master of Ceremonies

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9:20 Keynote  Address

Forrest Gander

(About Forrest Gander)

10:00 Mainstage Readings

Karen Terrey

Marcello Hernandez Castillo

Maya Khosla

(Reader Details Here)

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10:55 10-MIN Break

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11:05 Workshops

Trina Gold | Blas Falconer

Lucinda Jarrett | Maya Khosla

(workshop details here)

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12:05 Lunch

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POETRY PLACE Vendor Fair (details)

MUSIC BY Tumble

Open Mic on Mainstage, facilitated by Russell Reza-Khaliq Gonzaga

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1:00 Passing of the Laurels

Molly Fisk INTRODUCES OUR

New Poet Laureate

1:30 IN ConversatioN

Lucinda Jarrett, facilitator

Forrest Gander

Blas Falconer

(Details Here)

2:00 Poetic Cinema

Engaging the Senses Foundation

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2:15 10-MIN Break

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2:25 Workshops

Sara Borjas | Matthew Zapruder

Lucille Lang Day & Chris Olander

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

(workshop details here)

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3:30 Mainstage Readings

sara borjas

Blas Falconer

Matthew Zapruder

(Reader Details Here)

4:20 Mainstage Readings

Ruth Nolan

Lucille Lang Day

(Reader Details Here)

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4:45 Youth Voices

Conrad Cecil & Julie Valin

(Details Here)

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5:30 WRAP PARTY

The Stone House

120 Sacramento Street | Nevada City