Camille Dungy

Camille Dungy, the festival's featured poet, will read from her work on Saturday April 13. 



The Nossorat Poetry Festival at UNH, stylized poster of list events (shown below)


The Nossrat Yassini Poetry Festival 

Friday, April 12th

High School Poetry Writing Workshops
Pedagogical Development for High School Teachers
High School Award Winners Poetry Reading

Saturday, April 13th

Alexandria Peary
Diannely Antigua
Prize-Winning Authors
and more!

Alexandria Peary

Alexandria Peary was appointed by the Executive Council as New Hampshire Poet Laureate on October 23 2019, to serve until March 2024. The state's poet laureate serves as an ambassador for all poets in New Hampshire and works to heighten the visibility and value of poetry in the state.


Diannely Antigua, a Dominican woman with natural hair stares into the camera


Diannely Antigua

Multi-award winning author whose work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and chosen for the Best of the Net Anthology. Her poems can be found in Poem-a-Day, Poetry Magazine, The American Poetry Review, Washington Square Review, The Adroit Journal, and elsewhere. She hosts the podcast Bread & Poetry and is currently the Poet Laureate of Portsmouth, NH, the youngest and first person of color to receive that title.