Utah Humanities Virtual Book Festival: Poetry and Spoken Word


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Poetry and Spoken Word

Lovers of rhythm and verse have a lot to look forward to this year. From the hip-hop influenced stylings of John Murillo to the Pulitzer Prize finalist brilliance of Chickasaw poet Linda Hogan, this year’s poets touch on themes as universal as love, the environment, and identity.

Press the image above or here to download the PDF program.

You can also browse through our Book Festival Calendar to see all of our 2020 virtual book festival events, and return to all categories here.

For more information on the entire book festival, contact Willy Palomo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 801.359.9670 x103.

Many thanks to the Book Festival’s sponsors: the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation, the R. Harold Burton Foundation, the Salt Lake City Arts Council, Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks Fund, the Summit County RAP, Weber County RAMP, the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, The King’s English Bookshop, Weller Book Works, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, Catalyst, and SLUG Magazine.

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