Allied festivals

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Al-Marbid Poetry Festival in Basra
Iraq 
Founded at 2004

Annikki Poetry Festival
Finland
Jyrki Ihalainen, poet and director:  jkihalainen@gmail.com

Annual biennial of poets in Moscow
Russia
Founded in 2001

Annual Drushkininkai Poetic Fall Festival in Lithuania
Lituania. Founded in 1990
Email: info@rasytojai.lt
Kornelijus Plateles, poet an representative

Annual Valley International Poetry Festival & “Poetry Pachanga IV”
United States
Fouded at 2007 and 2008
Founder: Daniel García Ordaz
Email: RGVIPF@GMAIL.COM

Apple & Snakes | Hit the Ode 
England
Bohdan Piasecki  bohdan@applesandsnakes.org

Argonauti nel Golfo degli Dei and Altramarea Poetry Festival 
Italy
Angelo Tonelli, poet an director of poetry festivals: angelo.tonelli.4rke@alice.it

Ars Poetica International Poetry Festival
Slovakia
Founded in 2003. Director: Martin Solotruk: info@arspoetica.sk  

Australian Poetry Festival at Sydney
Australia
Founded at 1999
Founder: Brook Emery
Email: mail@poetrysydney.org

B

Barcelonapoesía
Spain
Founded in 1984

Biennale internationale des poètes en Val-de-Marne
Francis Combes,  Director

Biennale de Poésie en Rhônes-Alpes
France
Founded in 1988
Dimitri Porcu, coordinator.
Email : maison.poesie.rhone.alpes@orange.fr

Biennale Internationale de Poésie de Dakar
Sénégal
Founded in 1998
Director : Amadou Lamine Sall

Bilbao Poesía 
Spain

Brutal International Poetry Festival
Croatia
Silvestar Vrljić, poet and representative:  silvestarvrljic76@gmail.com

C

Calabash International Literary Festival
Jamaica
Kwame Dawes, poet and representant

Carrboro International Poetry Festival
United States
Founded at 2005

Cosmopoética
Spain
Founded in 2004. 

Curtea de Arges Poetry Nights
Rumania
Founded in 1997
Director: Carolina Ilica

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Descentralización Poética, Encuentro Itinerante de Poesía de Chile
Chile
Oscar Saavedra poet and director, Marcela Saldaño, René Silva, Eduardo Leyton, Juan José Podesta, Alejandra Contreras, Cristian Saldivia, Poli Roa
oscarsaavedrav@gmail.com

Delhi International Literary Festival and Aark Arts 
India
Sudeep Sen, poet and director: sudeepsen.net@gmail.com

Delhi Literary Festival 
India
Ashok Vajpeyi
dhelifestival@gmail.com

DLR Poetry Now International Poetry Festival
Ireland, Dublin 
Dún Laoghaire, Ireland. Founded at 2009

Dnevi poezije in vina -Festival Days of Poetry and Wine
Founded in 1996
Slovenia
Jelka Ciglenečki, poet and director: jelka@zalozba.org

Dubai International Poetry Festival
Founded at 2009
Jamal Khalfan bin Huwaireb

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Ehalakasa Spoken Word Poetry Festival
Ghana
Yebor Kojo Yebor, poet and director: ehalakasa@gmail.com

Encuentro de Poesía Caracol
México, Tijuanaco
Yohanna Jaramillo: yohannaj79@gmail.com

Encuentro Hispanoamericano de Poesía Independiente en la Ciudad de Mexico
Mexico
Iliana Godoy, poet and president, Grupo Cultural Floricanto A.C.  iligodoy@yahoo.com

Encuentro de Poetas del Mundo Latino de México
Founded in 1986

Encuentro Internacional de Poesía de la Universidad de Carabobo
Venezuela
Founded at 2002

Encuentro Internacional de Literatura 3 Orillas 
Spain
Samir Delgado, poet and coordinator: samirdelgado@gmail.com

Encuentro Internacional de Poesía Occidente
Costa Rica
Guillermo Naranjo, director:  guillermo.naranjo@yahoo.com

Encuentro Internacional de Poesía de Zamora Cultura, Arte y tradición, A.C. de Zamora
Mexico
Roberto Reséndiz Carmona, poet and director: rrex54@yahoo.com.mx

Encuentro Internacional de Poetas El Turno del Ofendido
El Salvador
Founded at 2004
Director: Otoniel Guevara
David Juárez Quintanilla

Encuentro Internacional de Poetas ChilePoesía
Chile
Founded at 2001
Director: José María Memet

Encuentro Iberoamericano de Poesía Carlos Pellicer
Mexico, Tabasco.
Founded at 2006

Encuentro Latinoamericano de Poesía en Veracruz
Mexico
Sergio Villasana Delfín, Presidente

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Fajr International Poetry Festival
Iran
Founded at 2007

Festival Acadien de Poésie
Canada
Founded in 1997
fapoesie@festivalacadien.ca

Festival Atlántico de Poesía
Spain, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Juan Francisco González-Díaz, poet and president: festivalatlanticodepoesia@gmail.com

Festival de Perfopoesía 
Spain
Funded at 2008
Coordinador: poet Antonio García Villarán
Facebook: Perfopoesia

Festival Poesía en el Laurel
Spain, Granada
Pedro Enríquez, poet and director: FICCIONES@ficciones.net

Festival de la Parole Poétique, Sémaphore
France
Founded at 2006
President: Corinne Moign
Email: festivaldelaparolepoetique@orange.fr

Festival de la poésie de Montréal (FPM) 
Canada
Face: festivaldelapoesiedemontreal
Twitter: festpoesiemtl

Festival de Nueva Poesía Poetas en Nueva York
United States
Karla Coreas, poet and coordinator  k_coreas@msn.com

Festival de Poesía a Cielo Abierto
Chile, Valparaíso
Oscar Petrel, poet and general coordinator, Andrés Urzúa de la Sottta, poet:  oscar@poesiaacieloabierto.cl

Festival de Poesia de la Mediterrània
Spain
Face: @festivalPOESIAmediterrania
Twitter: PoesiaMed 

Festival de Poesía de Lima
Peru
John Martinez, poet an director

Festival de Poesía en el Centro
Argentina, Buenos-Aires 
Founded at 2009
Email: revistaexcentrica@gmail.com

Festival de Poesía en la Escuela
Argentina
Alejandra Correa, Marisa Negri, poets and directors

Festival de Poesía en la Montaña
Dominican Republic
Tati Hernández, poet and director:  festivaldepoesiaenlamontana@gmail.com  
Faceboo: festivalpoeticodelamontana/

Festival de Poesía Latinoamericana en Viena
Austria
Founded at 2001
Director: Enrique Moya

Festival de Poesía Que no Callen los Poetas
México
Eduardo González, poeta y director letrasindependientes@hotmail.com

Festival de poésie de Namur
Belgium
Founded at 2004
Maison de la Poésie de Namur
Email:  info@maisondelapoesie.be

Festival Días de Poesía
Bolivia
Daniel Calderón, Samantha Bryce, poets and directors  imagineabolivia@hotmail.com

Festival Franco-Anglais de Poésie et de la Revue «La Traductière»
Paris
Founded in 1976
Jacques Rancourt, poet and director

Festival Internacional de Escritores Carruaje de Pájaros
Mexico, Chiapas
Fernando Trejo, poet and director, Balam Rodrigo Pérez Hernández, literary coordinator , balamrodrigo@gmail.comfernandotrejo85@gmail.com

Festival Internacional de la Poesía de Colima
Mexico
Founded in 2007

Festival Internacional de Poesía Ars Amandi de Panamá
Panama
Founded in 2010
Director: Consuelo Tomás

Festival Internacional de Poesía de Bogotá
Colombia
Founded in 1992
Director: Rafael Del Castillo direccion@poesiabogota.org

Festival Internacional de Poesía de Buenos Aires
Argentina
Foundead in 2005
Coordinator: Graciela Aráoz
Email: garaoz@ciudad.com.ar

Festival Internacional de Poesía de Cali
Colombia
Organized by Red de Bibliotecas Públicas de Cali
Email: festivalinternacionaldepoesia@cali.gov.co

Festival Internacional de Poesía de Cartagena
Colombia
Fundado en 1996
Director: Martín Salas Ávila
Email: fipcaredes@gmail.com

Festival Internacional de Poesía de Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Fundado en 2002
Director: Norberto Salinas
Email: norberto@festivaldepoesiacr.com

Festival Internacional de Poesía de Granada
España
Founded in 2004
Contacto: Fernando Valverde
Email: info@festivaldepoesiadegranada.com

Festival Internacional de Poesía de Lima
Peru
Renato Sandoval, poet and director

Festival Internacional de Poesía de Medellín
Colombia
Founded in 1991.
Organized by Corporación de Arte y Poesía Prometeo
Director: Fernando Rendón
Email: poetryfestivalmedellin@gmail.comfestivaldepoesiademedellin@gmail.com

Festival Internacional de Poesía de La Habana
Cuba
Founded in 1996
Alex Pausides, general coordinator 
Email: alpausanias@gmail.com

Festival Internacional de Poesía del Caribe PoeMaRío
Colombia
Founded in 2007
Responsables: Aníbal Tobón Bermúdez. Miguel Iriarte.
Email: subdireccionbibliotecas@clena.org

Festival Internacional de Poesía de Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
Founded at 2009, by Vicente Rodríguez Nietzsche.
Directora: Vilma Reyes.
Email: romanzapr@yahoo.com

Festival Internacional de Poesía de Rosario
Argentina
Founded at 1993
Curatorship: Tomás Boasso, Rocío Muñoz Vergara, Carolina Musa.
Email: festdepoesia.rosario@gmailcom

Festival Internacional de Poesía de San Cugat
Spain, Cataluña 
Founded at 2001
Fundado por Alex Susanna en 1998. 

Festival Internacional de Poesía de Santo Domingo
República Dominicana
Founded at 2008
President: José Mármol Email: jmarmol@bpd.com.do
Director Ejecutivo: Mateo Morrison Email: msacalidadycultura@yahoo.es

Festival Internacional de Poesía de Quetzaltenango
Guatemala
Director: Marvin García
Email: marvinfipq@gmail.com 

Festival Internacional de Poesía en Bolivia
Bolivia
Founded at 2010
Director: Benjamin Chávez
Email: festivalpoesiabolivia@gmail.com

Festival Internacional de Poesía Grito de Mujer y de Movimiento Mujeres Poetas Internacional –MPI-
Dominican Republic
Jael Uribe, poet and president, 

Festival Internacional de Poesía  Ileana Espinel Cedeño
Ecuador, Guayaquil
Augusto Rodríguez, director del Festival augustorodriguez79@hotmail.com

Festival Internacional de Poesía Luna de Locos
Colombia, Pereira
Founded at 2007
Director: Giovanni Gómez
Emails: ggomez@camarapereira.org.co / insomne@utp.edu.co

Festival Internacional de Poesía Palabra en el Mundo
Founded in 2007
Contact: Gabriel Impaglione 
Email: impaglioneg@yahoo.es
Contacto: Tito Alvarado  Email: pcsur@aei.ca
Facebook: festivalpalabraenelmundo/

Festival Internacional de Poesía Palabra en el mundo en Chiapas. Encuentro Internacional de Poetas e Investigadores
Mexico
Marisa Trejo Sirvent, Presidenta del Comité Organizador 

Festival Internacional de Poesía Penonomé en Abril
Panama
Vasco Franco, poet and director

Festival Internacional de Videopoesia Videobardo
Argentina
Javier Robledo, director:  javieralejandrorobledo@gmail.com

Festival Internacional Poesía del Atlántico
Argentina
Carlos Enrique Cartolano, director

Festival International d’Art et de Poésie de Molsheim
France
Founded in 2000

Festival International de Poésie 3V
Cameroon
Founded in 2007 by Marcel Kemadjou Njanke 

Festival International de Poésie de Casablanca
Morocco
Founded in 1998
Director: Mehdi Akhrif

Festival International de la Poésie, Trois-Rivières
Canada
Founded at 1985
Maryse Baribeau, director.
Email: mbaribeau@fiptr.com
Founder: Gaston Bellemare

Festival International de Poésie de Vitrolle
France
Founded at 2010

Festival Internazionale di Poesia di Genova
Italy
Founded at 1995
Claudio Pozzani, director. Email: contact@festivalpoesia.org

Festival Itinérant de Poésie Internationale en Afrique (FIPIA)
Founded in 1997
Contact: Paul Dakeyo

Festival Lo Spirito dei Luoghi
Italy
Sergio Iagulli, Raffaella Marzano, poets y coordinators: direzione@casadellapoesia.org

Festival Mundial de Poesía de Venezuela
Venezuela
Founded at 2004

Festival Nacional al Sur está la Poesía 
Cuba
Alejandro Aguilar Arteaga, poet and coordinator

Festival Northrop Frye
Canada, Moncton, Nouveau-Brunswick
Founded in 2000
Samuel Levlanc, director
Email: info@frye.ca

Festival Ottobre in Poesia
Italy, Sardegna
Leonardo Onida, poet and director: segreteria@ottobreinpoesia.it
leonardoonida@gmail.com

Festival Poesia Presente
Switzerland
Fabiano Alborguetti, artistic director
info@millegru.org

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Gerard Manley Hopkins Society
Ireland, Newbridge
Founded at 1988
Email: hopsocjeditor@gmail.com

Goolwa Poetry Festival
Australia, Goolwa 
Founded at 2007
Director: Paul Kooperman

Goran’s Spring
International Poetry Festival in Goranovo -Goranovo Proljeće 
Croacia
Founded in 1963
E-mail: info@igk.hr
Marko Pogacar, poet an representative 

Gran Slam Barcelona | Poetry Slam Barcelona 
Spain
Marta Torras

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Hannover Poetry Slam | Weitersagen
Germany
Tobias Kunze

Horn of Africa International Poetry Festival
Zolani Mkiva

HOWL! Festival
United States
Bob Holman, poet and vicepresident:
bobholmanpoet@gmail.com

I

Incontri Internazionali di Poesia di Sarajevo
Bosnia
Sergio Iagulli, Raffaella Marzano, poets and directors: direzione@casadellapoesia.org

International Festival of Poetry of Resistance -IFPOR-
Canada, Toronto
Founded at 2009
Contact: Carlos Angulo-Rivas

International Istanbul Poetry Festival
Turkey
Founded at 1991.
Director: Hüseyin Keskin
Email: istanbulensispoetry@gmail.com

International Literary Festival Romeo si Julieta la Mizil 
Romania
Badicioiu Laurentiu, director: badicioiu_laurentiu@yahoo.f
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International Poetry Festival Al-Mutanabbi
Iraq
Founded at 2001
Director: Ali Al-Shala
Emails: ali_shalah@hotmail.com
Facebook: InternationalesFestivalAlMutanabbi

International Poetry Festival Europa in Versi
Italy,  Como
Laura Garavaglia, organizer:  laura.cecilia.garavaglia@gmail.com

International Poetry Festival in Cagliari – Traghetti di Poesia
Italy

International Poetry Festival of Bahamas
Bahamas
Obediah Michael Smith, poet and director  bestwordsmith@gmail.com

International Poetry Festival of Mongolia
Mongolia
Biligsaikhan, director: sbiligsaikhan@gmail.com

International Poetry Festival Spring of Poetry
Lithuania, Vilnius 
Lithuanian Writter´s Union

International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong
Founded at 2009
Director: Bei Dao

International Spoken Word Festival – Promoting Peace through Poetry
Kenya
Walter Keyombe, poet and president:  walterkeyombe@yahoo.com

J

Jauría de Palabras
Bolivia
Director: Valeria Sandi
Email: jauria.palabras@gmail.com

Jornada Cucalambeana
Cuba
Yanetsi Ramírez León, coordinator, International Relations

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Kingdom of Eswatini International Poetry Festival
Zolani Mkiva

Kistrech Poetry Festival in Kenya
Kenya
Christopher Okemwa, poet and director:  
chrisengoira@yahoo.com

Kritya International Poetry Festival
India 
Founded at 2006
Director: Rati Saxena
Email: saxena_pr@asianetindia.com

L

Ledbury Poetry Festival
England
Founded in 1996
Festival Manager: Phillippa Slinger
Email: manager@poetry-festival.co.uk

Le Printemps des Poètes
France, Paris.
Founded in 1999

Les Rencontres Internationales de la Poésie de Marrakech
Morocco
Founded at 2006 

Lewes Live Literature Festival
England
Mark Hewitt, writer and Artistic Director: mark@mchblank.co.uk

Limerick Poetry Festival
Irleland
Founded at 1995

London Poetry Festival
England
Founded at 2005

Los Ángeles Poetry Festival
United States
Founded in 1989

M

Maggie Dan’s Samhain International Poetry Festival
Ireland, Gortahork
Founded at 2003

Maelström FiEstival
Belgium
Founded at 2007
Email: info@fiestival.net
Co-direction artistique:
Nadejda Peretti 
David Giannoni 

Maraton de Poesía del Teatro de la Luna
United States, Washington
Rei Berroa: poeta y director; reiberroa@yahoo.es

Marché de la Poèsie
France, Paris
Founded in 1983

Mardelfip -Festival Int de Poesía Mar del Plata-
Argentina
Gustavo Caso Rosendi, poet and coordinator

Mhelekazi International Poetry Festival
Zimbabwe
Zolani Mkiva

Myanmar Poetry Festival
Myanmar
Myint Aung, poet an director: myint.december@gmail.com

N

NorskLitteraturfestival 
Norway
Marit Borkenhagen, director
post@litteraturfestival.no

O

P

Per la Terra e per l’Uomo Festival
Italy, Venice
Massimo Morasso, poet and director:  massimo0.morasso@fastwebnet.it

Poefesta de l’Oliva
Spain
Directed by Àngels Gregori

Poesiefestival-berlin
Bermany
Director: Thomas Wolfhart
Email: mail@haus-fuer-poesie.org

Poètes en Fête
Tunisia
Moëz Majed, poet and founder: mmajed@owtos.com

Poético Festival Poetas por km2Arrebato libros
Spain
Pepe Olona, poet and coordinator: arrebato@arrebatolibros.com

Poetry Africa
Southafrica
Founded in 1997
University of KwaZulu-Natal

Poetry International
The Netherlands
Rotterdam
Founded 1969
Email: info@poetry.nl/

Poetry on the Road
Germany
Directors: Regina Dyck (Hochschule Bremen) & Michael Augustin (Radio Bremen)
Contacts: regina.dyck@hs-bremen.de
michael.augustin@radiobremen.de

Poetry Slam Madrid | Poetry Salm Madrid Internacional
Spain
Silvia Nieva

Portugal Slam
Portugal, Portogallo
Raquel Lima 
portugalslam@gmail.com

Prague International Poetry Festival  – praguemicrofestival
Czech Republic
Facebook:  praguemicrofestival

Q

Qinghai Lake International Poetry Festival
China
Founded at 2007
Director: Jidi Majia

Queensland Poetry Festival
Australia, Brisbane
Founded in 1997
Email: info@queenslandpoetryfestival.com

R

Ratkovic Poetry Evenings
Montenegro
Pavle Goranović, poet and representative: pavle.ars@t-com.me

Recital Internacional de Poesía desde el Sur
Colombia
Founded at 2005
Director: Zabier Hernández
Email: colectivosombrilla@gmail.com

Reims Slam d’Europe |Slam Tribu Reims 
France
Sébastien Gavignet:   slamtribu51@gmail.com  

Rencontre Internationale de Poésie au Maroc
Morocco
Lucile Bernard, poet and director: anour@netcourrier.com

Rencontres Poétiques Internationales de Bretagne
France, St-Malo

Romapoesia Fest
Italy
Founded in 1997
by Luigi Cinque

Ronda Leiria Poetry Festival
Portugal
Founded at 2017
leiriacreativecity@cm-leiria.pt

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San Luis Obispo Poetry Festival
United States
Kevin Patrick Sullivan, coordinator  

Sarajevo Days of Poetry
Bosnia
Hadžem Hajdarević, poet and representative

Schamrock-Festival of Women Poets 
Germany
Augusta Laar, founder and director
salon@schamrock.org

Semana de las Letras, Rosario
Argentina
Héctor Berenguer, poet and director: hectorberenguer1@gmail.com

Serile de literatura ale revistei Antares
Romania
, Braila-Galati
Corneliu Antoniu, poet an director: corneliuantoniu@yahoo.com

Shoko International Spoken Word & Hip Hop Festival
Zimbabwe
Samm Farai Monro, poet and director

Slam Oslo
Norway
Taro Vestal

Smyrna Poetry Festival
Turkey
Ataol Behramoglu, poet, organizer and counselor: ataolb@yahoo.com

SlaMons | Slamons & friends
Belgium
François Veermersch 

Södermalms Poesifestival 
Sweden
Boel Schenlaer, poet and director: boelschenlaer@hotmail.com

Spit Fire Poetry Fest
United States
Ewuare X. Osayande, poet and director: talkingdrum@hotmail.com

Split This Rock Poetry Festival
United States, Washington
Sarah Browning, poet and director  browning@splitthisrock.org

Spoke’N’Word Festival
Poland
Wojciech Cichon 

Stanza Poetry Festival
Scotland
Founded in 1998
Director: Eleanor Livingstone
Email: director@stanzapoetry.org

Strokestown International Poetry Festival
Ireland
office@strokestownpoetry.org

Struga Poetry Evenings
Macedonia
Founded in 1962
Email : struga@svp.org.mk
Mite Stefoska, Director

Sunday Poetry
Canada, Toronto
María Elena Mesa, poet and director  m_e_mesa@yahoo.cae_sundaypoetry@yahoo.ca

T

Tasmania Poetry Festival 
Tasmania
Founded in 1985 by Tim Thorne

Teknospoieis Festival
Brazil
Humberto Mello, poet and codirector

The Edmonton Poetry Festival
Canada
Founded at 2006

The International Maastricht Poetry Nights
The Netherlands
Founded in 1996
Director: Hans van de Waarsenburg

The International Poetry Festival “Ditët E Naimit”
Macedonia
Founded in 1996
Director: Shaip Emërllahu

The Yellow Mountain Poetry Festival
China
Founded at 2006

Tinos International Literary Festival and Poets Circle
Greece
Dino Siotis, poet and director: info@dekata.gr

Tokyo Poetry Festival
Japan
Founded at 2008
Director: Ban’ya Natsuishi
Email: haikubanya@mub.biglobe.ne.jp

20tal nternational Poetry Festival of Stockhölm 
Sweden
Founded at 2011

V

Voix de la Méditerranée de Lodève
France
Founded in 1998

Voix Vives Mediterranee
France
Founded at 2010

W

West Australia Spring Poetry Festival
Australia
Founded at 2005
Secretary: Gary DePiazzi: garydepiazzi@bigpond.com

Word Feast Singapur
Singapur
Funded at 2004

World Festival of Poetry
Mexico
Yuri Zambrano: poet and coordinator:  poesiaworldfest@gmail.com

Writers Unlimited,
The Netherlands, The Hague
info@writersunlimited.nl