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6th Annual Tennessee Poets Day 2022 (Virtual)

Open mic poetry pre-recording via ZOOM open to public on April 7Thursday, at 6:00 p.m. CST.

To reserve a spot & Zoom link, please email PFTN Team ([email protected]).

Other virtual prerecorded events include PFTN’s monthly featured poets and ‘JOYPOET’ Veeraja R in conversation with Kory Wells, Murfreesboro’s inaugural Poet Laureate on ‘Poetry & Beyond.’

These virtual events are selected from PFTN’s community outreach efforts thriving through the second year of pandemic social distancing. Readings by PFTN’s monthly featured poets include KB. Ballentine, John Mannone, Barbara Young & Helga Kidder.

GUIDELINES: All poetry for reading on TN POETS open mics & all virtual or in-person programs of Poets From The Neighborhood (PFTN) & Poetry Submissions to PFTN need to be 1) your original work, 2) family friendly and 3) of clean language (no profanity, please!). There is no age limit.                                                        

 **All TN Poets Day events & open-mic poetry open to public will be recorded by WC-TV (to be streamed online)!     

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