Roethke Poetry & Arts Festival
The Theodore Roethke Poetry & Arts Festival is a triennial celebration of the Pulitzer-winning poet Theodore Roethke, featuring various events throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region. The highlight of this festival features the visit of a national poet, who is awarded the SVSU Board of Fellows Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize. Check back soon for more details about the upcoming 2018 Roethke Poetry and Arts Festival.
This is a triennial award sponsored by the SVSU Board of Fellows given for a book published in the previous three years that has made an important contribution to American poetry.
The next Roethke Poetry and Arts Festival will take place in March 2018. The festival will feature musical events, guided tours of the Roethke home, poetry readings, and more.