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A Celebration of Poetry, Authors, and Books!
Khadijah Queen (Keynote)
Joseph Hutchison
David Hicks
Martin McGovern
Sandra McRae
Chris Rippey
Judith Briles
Patricia Dubrava
Kathryn Winograd
Teller House
Central City, Colorado


Thanks to all our poets, attendees, sponsors, and friends for making the inaugural Central City Poetry Festival a success!

We are already hard at work preparing for the 2020 Festival, so make sure to subscribe to receive updates and information.

Event Details

September 21, 2019

Teller House

120 Eureka St.

Central City, Colorado 80427

10 am - 6 pm


VIP - $20

(Festival + Reading Event)

General Admission - $10

Kids 6-12 - $5

Kids 5 and under - free

See Who's Coming

Poets, Authors, Artists, and Vendors - See who is attending.


VIP ticket holders will be able to attend a live poetry reading. Register here to be notified of guest list updates.

Keynote Poet

Help us in welcoming Khadijah Queen as our Keynote Poet for 2019!

Ms. Queen will host a book signing from 2 pm to 3 pm, and giving the Keynote Address at our VIP Poetry Reading.

Rent a Booth


Are you a poet, author, publisher, or artist? Rent a booth for the event to engage fans, sell books, and be part of our growing community! Reserve your booth today.

A one-day event celebrating the resurgence of poetry worldwide. All ages welcome. FOR TICKETS AND MORE INFORMATION, REGISTER BELOW.


Sept. 21 ,2019

10 AM-6 PM


120 Eureka St

Central City, CO 80427


Come join us in historic Central City to celebrate the growing resurgence of poetry worldwide!


Nestled in the Colorado Rocky Mountains (a short 45 minute from Downtown Denver), our guests will enjoy a festival on the streets and in the historical buildings of Central City.


Entertain your inner Muse by perusing the halls of the Teller House: a charming old-west hotel built in 1872, hosting poets, publishers, and artists offering books and other goods for sale at the festival. 

Poet and Guest List TBD. Register for updates.


Are you a poet, publisher, or vendor interested in renting a booth at the festival? Send an email inquiry by clicking the button:

"To the poet, the keys of the mind lay dangling...

Lightly over the heart

Easily found

By searching fingers

To open the hearts of others"


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