Angela Peita

A spoken word performer, workshop facilitator and event producer, Angela is a founding member and current producer of the vibrant Ruckus Slam. She is passionate about creating spaces for live art and community to thrive.

Poets Breakfast

Grab your coffee and settle in to enjoy daily featured poets and walk- ups. First-time poets are especially encouraged. Get your name down early and polish your poems for a chance to win the prize for Walk Up of the Year – a season ticket to next year’s festival.

Sat, Dec 28 8:00AM Bluestown
Sun, Dec 29 8:00AM Bluestown
Mon, Dec 30 8:00AM Bluestown

Fundamentals of Writing

Ever wondered how you turn an idea into a story? Or a story into a poem? These writing tricks and techniques will help build your poetry and fiction, add beauty to your words, and turn your ideas into something bigger.

Sat, Dec 28 10:30AM Small Hall

Raise a Glass

Join a toast to our evocative wordsmiths past and present by our featured poets, hosted by Jason and Megan Roweth. It’s poetry and story to warm your heart, and fire up your spirit, as you gather yourself for the new year.

Tue, Dec 31 4:00PM Small Hall