Members of the Galesburg community have joined together since 1996 for a celebration of the life and legacy of Galesburg native, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, and Lincoln biographer, Carl Sandburg. The 20th Annual Festival in 2015 will be held this week
— April 21-25, 2015 — with events both on campus and off. Events include an evening with Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet and U.S. Poet Laureate, on Tuesday, April 21; a reading by author Jennifer Niven, on Thursday, April 23, and the annual Poetry Slam with Mark Smith on Saturday, April 25.
Read the full schedule here: http://apps.sandburg.edu/Festival/Schedule2015.html