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Friday, April 16 • 18:00 - 18:50
Narrative Poetry

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Join these speculative poets for a fun discussion about poems that tell a story. Narrative poetry isn't just epics of old, and today's poets are playing with form, voice, and content. But why tell a story with a poem instead of prose? Hear the answer to that question and many more as these poetic panelists discuss tricks of the trade for telling tales in verse, favored topics for narrative poetry, and some must-read narrative poems and poets.


Woodrow Dismukes

Woody Dismukes is a Brazilian-American poet, author, and social advocate living in Los Angeles, California. He attended Clarion West in 2018 and was awarded an inaugural Ignyte Award in 2020. His work is featured in or forthcoming from Lightspeed, Nightmare, FIYAH, Strange Horizons... Read More →


John Johnson

John Philip Johnson is a Pushcart Prize-winning SF poet and writer, His work has appeared in Rattle, Asimov's, F&SF, Strange Horizons, and many others. The Book of Fly, his latest graphic poetry comic book, won the Elgin Award. He would live on Mars if he could, but only if his wife... Read More →
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Holly Lyn Walrath

Managing Editor, Interstellar Flight Press
Holly Lyn Walrath’s poetry and short fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Fireside Fiction, Daily Science Fiction, Luna Station Quarterly, and Analog. She is the author of the chapbooks Glimmerglass Girl (Finishing Line Press, 2018), Numinose Lapidi (in Italian, Kipple Press... Read More →


Friday April 16, 2021 18:00 - 18:50 UTC
  Writing, Panel |   Poetry, Panel