April 24 - April 26, 2020
19th Annual Poetry at Round Top

   Make room reservations after registration opens:
     Call the office at 979-249-3129 or
     Email reservations@festivalhill.org


Poetry at Round Top Artwork
Registration is open.

TIP: This can be done before 9 am.  Before clicking the "View Prices and Purchase" button to register (button goes live at 9 am), log into your account with your email and password. You may need to create a password or register your email and create an account. If you have problems with your password, call the office at 979-249-3129. Then return to this screen. If you don't see the "View Prices and Purchase" button after 9 AM, click here.

19th Annual Poetry at Round Top
Friday April 24 - Sunday April 26, 2020

Held on the serene campus of Round Top Festival Institute, Poetry at Round Top is an annual festival presenting the nation's most exciting and prominent poets over three days of readings, workshops, and conversations on craft.

Public Poetry "POETRY RIDE from HOUSTON to ROUND TOP" participants:

Register for the Festival on the Public Poetry website as part of the Poetry Ride Package. Then sign up for Workshops and Consultations here. Click on the "View Prices and Purchase" button above.

Featured Poets include Mark Doty, Allison Joseph, Alicia Ostriker, ire'ne lara silva, Mary Szybist, Edward Vidaurre and Jenny Xie. Musical Program by Dr. Adrian Ruiz. Workshop leaders also include Naomi Shihab Nye, Sasha West and Lauren Berry. View biographies at Poetry at Round Top/2020 Speaker Bios.

The Schedule of Events for the three-day weekend is posted on the Poetry at Round Top website.

Workshops. Festival Registration is required plus $40 fee for each workshop. Full descriptions for the optional workshops are posted at Poetry at Round Top/Workshops. Workshops are limited to three per person. Workshops are offered in 75-minute sessions. After registration opens, select the workshop by workshop leader, date and time when you make your purchase. (NOTE: The Festival Hill office monitors workshop sales to avoid an oversell. However, in the event that a workshop sells out and the number of participants exceeds the maximum of 15, the last buyer will be contacted to choose another workshop.)

Private Manuscript Consultations. Festival Registration is required plus $75 fee for the private consultation. Limit 1 per person. Private Manuscript Consultations are 30-minute one-on-one consultations with an accomplished poet. The manuscript (portfolio) consists of up to ten-pages of poetry. Consultants are ire’ne lara silva, Edward Vidaurre, and Sasha West. Available consultation sessions are listed in the shopping cart. After registration opens, select the manuscript consultation by poet, date and time when you make your purchase.

Information updates will be posted on the Poetry at Round Top website. You may email poetryatroundtop@gmail.com for more information.

Refund/Cancellation Policy:
A 20% fee will be deducted from all refunds requested on or before April 17, 2020. No refunds can be given after April 17, 2020.

A limited number of rooms on the Festival Hill campus are available for overnight accommodations. Select and pay for registration, meals, optional workshops and private manuscript consultations online. Send an email to reservations@festivalhill.org or call 979-249-3129 to make room reservations. Room reservations will be processed after registration opens on February 17 at 9:00 am.


Email poetryatroundtop@gmail.com for more information about the Poetry at Round Top Festival.

Email staff@publicpoetry.net for information about the "Poetry Ride to Round Top," sponsored by Public Poetry in Houston.

Email reservations@festivalhill.org for information about registration and accommodations.

Email websupport@festivalhill.org for technical support with online registration and payment process. Include name, phone number and a few words about the problem.

Festival Institute Office: 979-249-3129

Location: 248 Jaster Rd, Round Top, TX 78954  Google Map
      Concert Hall:  #6 on Campus Map
      Menke House:  #16 on Campus Map

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