Participating Poets

Jaki Shelton Green, Tyree Daye, and Paul Richmond are among the 2017 festival's featured poets.
Jaki Shelton Green, Tyree Daye, and Paul Richmond are among the 2017 festival’s featured poets.

The 2017 West End Poetry Festival features poets representing a range of poetic styles, ages, professions, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and stages of development. The festival draws emerging and established poets and local and nationally recognized poets.

To see all the festival events, view the full schedule.