People's Literary Festival

New Panel: Speculative Veteran’s Poetry

A new panel has been added to the Peoples Poetry Festival lineup. Juan Manuel Pérez is hosting the Speculative Veteran’s Poetry Panel. Reading this year is Pete Lutz (Navy), Joe Santos Medina (Army), Juan Pérez (Navy/Marines), and Steve Sanders (Army). Speculative poetry is a genre of poetry that focuses on fantastic, science fictional and mythological […]

Rising Poets Panelists Announced

The always popular Rising Poets Panel is back again this year. Featuring local poets on the rise, the host Dylan Lopez, is excited to showcase Raven Reese, Dustin Hackfeld, Daunte Gaiter, and Matthew Murphy. This panel is being held Thursday evening, February 23rd, 7:00 p.m. at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Corpus Christi.

In a Flash: Short Prose Forms Panelists Announced

In a new panel this year, In a Flash: Short Prose Forms, Sarah K Lenz brings a variety of panelists to share their short prose. Included are Forrest Hope, Roy Gomez, Sarah Webb, and Stefan Sencerz. You can find their bios on the PPF website.

2022 Peoples Poetry Fest Planning Underway

The 2022 Peoples Poetry Fest will be held February 24th – 26th in Corpus Christi, Texas. Events this year will be held in person and will also be live streamed on the Peoples Poetry Fest Facebook page. Tom Murphy is heading up the planning committee again this year. Panels are being finalized and guest poets […]

Review of the PPF

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Thank you to Dan Wilcox for the write up on this year’s Peoples Poetry Festival. We love knowing we were able to share poetry with people from all over the world due to being online this year. You can watch all the panels on our YouTube channel. Just go to the home page, find the […]

Hope Panelists Announced

The poets for the Hope panel have been confirmed. Join us on Saturday, February 26, 2021, at Noon for this inspiring panel. The poets are Alan Berecka, Alex Salinas, Dorothy Alexander, and Ken Hada. Alan is a Corpus Christi local who works as a librarian at Del Mar College. He has four books of poetry. […]

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