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Poets Raising Funds for Reading Tour & Documentary

The Line Assembly, a group of six poets, hope to raise $15,000 to fund a poetry reading tour and documentary film project. The tour, which will also include stops for free workshop events, is scheduled to take place this summer. We’ve embedded a video about the project above–what do you think?

Here’s more about the project: “Our trip will also include guerrilla performances of People Against Poetry, an interactive performance pioneered by Adam Atkinson and S.E. Smith in which (unsuspecting) participants often find themselves advocating passionately for the importance of keeping poetry and literary arts programs in public schools. This entire adventure will be documented on camera by Ben Pelhan…”

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