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    Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness Washington, DC March 20-23, 2008 _www.SplitThisRock.org_ (http://www.splitthisrock.org/) 
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      Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness
      Washington, DC
      March 20-23, 2008
      _www.SplitThisRock.org_ (http://www.splitthisrock.org/) 
      _info@..._ (mailto:info@...)  
      Panel Proposals - Deadline Extended to January 1:  Split this Rock invites
      proposals for panel discussions and workshops on a range  of topics at the
      intersection of poetry and social change. Possibilities are  endless.
      Challenge us.
      Let's talk about craft, let's talk about mentoring young  poets, let's talk
      about working in prisons, connecting with the activist  community, sustaining
      ourselves in dark times, the role of poetry in wartime.  Deadline extended to
      January 1, 2008. Download the form here:

      Poetry Contest - January 15 Deadline: The contest  benefits Split This Rock
      Poetry Festival. $1,000 awarded for poems of  provocation & witness; Kyle G.
      Dargan will judge. $500 for 1st, $300 for  2nd, and $200 for 3rd place. 1st
      place winner will read the winning  poem at the festival. The poem will also
      published on the festival website at _www.SplitThisRock.org_
      (http://www.splitthisrock.org/) . All winners receive free festival
      admission. $20 entry  fee
      benefits the festival. Postmark Deadline: January 15, 2008. Guidelines for 
      entry: _http://splitthisrock.org/contests.html_

      Split This Rock Poetry Festival calls poets to a  greater role in public life
      and fosters a national network of activist poets.  Building the audience for
      poetry of provocation and witness from our home in the  nation's capital, we
      celebrate poetic diversity and the transformative power of  the imagination.
      Featuring readings, workshops, panels, contests, walking tours,  film,
      and activism! See the website for the incredible line-up of  poets, including
      Mark Doty, Sonia Sanchez, Martín Espada, Naomi Shihab Nye, and  many more.
      Split This Rock is cosponsored by DC Poets Against the War, Sol &  Soul,
      and Poets, and the Institute for Policy Studies. _www.SplitThisRock.org_
      Sarah Browning
      Split This Rock Poetry Festival
      c/o  Institute for Policy Studies
      1112 16th  Street, NW, Suite 600
      Washington, DC  20036
      _browning(at)splitthisrock.org (replace (at) with @) 
      _www.splitthisrock.org_ (http://www.splitthisrock.org/) 
      _www.dcpaw.org_ (http://www.dcpaw.org/) 
      _http://sarahbrowning.blogspot.com/_ (http://sarahbrowning.blogspot.com/)  

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