Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival Apr. 26--29, 2018

Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival

The Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival, established in 2008, is a four-day poetry festival in deep South Texas held concurrently in two countries on the last full weekend in April. You don't need to register in order to submit to our anthology, Boundless. We feed you dinner on Saturday night as part of the Poetry Pachanga--the event that started it all. V.I.P.F. is a program of 
Art That Heals, Inc., and  El Zarape Press, with sponsorship from by Creative Alignment Consulting and the McAllen Chamber of Commerce and welcomes poets from around the world.

The public is invited to join us at the kickoff event for the 9th Annual Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2016 from 7 to 9 p.m. @ the Mcallen Chamber of Commerce (1200 Ash Ave., McAllen). Enjoy poetry readings, buy a copy of our new anthology, Boundless 2016 ($10) and V.I.P.F. merchandise, and meet our featured poets, Amalia Leticia OrtizOdilia Galván RodríguezJavier PinzonVoces En la FronteraKelly Ann Ellis, and John Meza, and special guest McAllen Poet Laureate Priscilla Lina Suarez Wine, refreshments, will be served. Free and open to the public. Donations are welcome. Sponsored by Art That Heals, Inc., in conjunction with the McAllen Chamber of Commerce and El Zarape Press.
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