Poetry Festival at SCCC

Article Posted -- May 15, 2017

Betty June Silconas Poetry Festival  – Saturday, June 10  I  9 a.m.-4 p.m.  I  PAC

This much anticipated event goes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes guest poet readings, an all-day book fair featuring local poets, literary readings, and an opportunity for writers and poets, professionals and amateurs, to network about their works. Of course you don’t have to be a writer or poet to attend. This great event is open to the public!.

The full schedule is as follows:

  • 9 a.m.-10 a.m.: Registration and Breakfast
  • 10 a.m.-Noon: Panel Discussion with Guest Poets: Roberto Garcia, Paul Genega, & Yesenia Montilla (Registration and event fee required for panel discussion)
  • Noon-1 p.m.: Lunch and Open Reading – everyone invited!
  • 1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Guest Poet Reading
  • 2 p.m.-4 p.m.: Launch Reading for The Stillwater Review, Volume 7

All-day Book Fair– Come meet our local poets

Registration fee for the morning panel discussion is $15 and includes breakfast, lunch, and a copy of The Stillwater Review, Volume 7. Advanced registration is recommended to reserve a spot.

Payment can be mailed to:
Sussex County Community College
ATTN: Foundation, One College Hill Road, Newton, NJ 07860.
Make check payable to SCCC Foundation and please include “Poetry Festival” in the memo line.

For questions, please email David Crews at, dcrews@sussex.edu.