KPF in the Media

Kalamazoo Poetry Festival board members Marion Boyer and Marsha Meyer at WMUK.

Kalamazoo Poetry Festival board members Marion Boyer and Marsha Meyer at WMUK.

2016

WMUK’s Rebecca Thiel interviewed Kalamazoo Poetry Festival guest poet Jamaal May before the festival for its Arts & More program.

Grand Rapids entertainment guide Revue features the Kalamazoo Poetry Festival.

Encore includes the Kalamazoo Poetry Festival in its First Things column.

The Kalamazoo Gazette covered the Kalamazoo Poetry Festival in advance of the event.

2015

The Kalamazoo Poetry Festival event “Celebration of Community Poets” was featured on Between the Lines on WMUK.

“Celebration of Community Poets” is named one of the Top 5 things to do this weekend by the Kalamazoo Gazette. See the story here.

2014

The Kalamazoo Gazette called the festival one of the Top 5 things to do this weekend on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. See the Top 5 Things to do here.  Coverage dominated the Sunday A&E cover. It also ran the feature by Mark Wedel: Published and unpublished poets invited to the first annual Kalamazoo Poetry Festival.  

The Detroit Free Press included the Kalamazoo Poetry Festival in a larger discussion of the thriving local literary scene.

Encore talked with steering committee chairperson George Martin and programming committee chairperson Marsha Meyer.

1st Poetry Festival is Large, Local, and Unique to the U.S. was the headline on WMUK

The Western Herald reported: Poets and Poetry to be celebrated in First Kalamazoo Poetry Festival

The Index at Kalamazoo College carried the story: Inaugural Poetry Festival Held on Campus

And the Kalamazoo Poetry Festival was featured in Second Wave Media.