Carrboro logoThe West End Poetry Festival is funded by the Carrboro Tourism Development Authority and planned by the Carrboro Poets Council (Abigail Browning, Jay Bryan, Maura High, Gary Phillips, Susan Spalt, Gideon Young, and Carrboro Poet Laureate Fred Joiner), with the assistance of Ralph Earle, Paul Jones, and the staff of the Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Department of the Town of Carrboro.