The Washington Poets Association presents
Burning Word 2006
The Festival of Poetic Fire!All Day-All Event Passes: only $15 Adults, $7.50 Students
At Historic Greenbank Farm on Whidbey Island, WA
Saturday, April 29, 2005 - All Day!
The Washington Poets Association will commemorate its 35th anniversary Saturday April 29th by presenting "Burning Word 2006", a dynamic, all-day celebration of poetry, music, performance, and workshops, featuring more than 40 talented poets and musicians, ranging from renown award-winning poets to hot new talents you'll want to discover.
The 2005 Main Stage will feature the non-stop excitement of more than 40 accomplished poet/performers. Festival headliners this year are internationally acclaimed poets Carolyn Kizer and Tess Gallagher. Also featured will be Madeline DeFrees, Tara Hardy, Ilya Kaminski, and Amalio Madueño.
The other outstanding Main Stage talent includes: Caleb and Rijl Barber, Bart Baxter, Jim Bodeen, Gloria Burgess, John Burgess, Lyn Coffin, Barton Cole, Sharon Cumberland, j.d. crosato, J.Glenn Evans, Thomas Hubbard, Holly Hughes, Paul Hunter, Christopher J. Jarmick, Don Kentop, Claudia Mauro, Terry Martin, Jack McCarthy, Tiffany Midge, Kevin Miller, Jed Meyers, John Olson, Peter Pereira, Eve Preus, Martha Silano, Joni Takanikos, Kary Wayson, the Weathered Pages poets, Brian Whittingham, Jane Winslow, and Pieter Zilinsky.