International Poetry & Storytelling Competition

International Poetry & Storytelling Festival

Young writers have an opportunity to learn from seasoned poets and storytellers at this annual event held on the evening of MLK Day in Harrisburg.  The Council sponsors a high school competition and presents awards at the banquet event. Mayor Eric Papenfuse names Harrisburg’s first Latino Poet Laueate — Rick Kearns — at the event in speaker2014.drummer12524003_1190085474352680_9110553976176220796_n