With a theme of "come home to poetry," featured poets include Allan Wolf, Haleh Liza, your host James Navé, and selected youth poets, to be announced. Sponsored by SOMOS and Open Hearth Arts.
Taos Poetry Festival director James Navé is a poet, teacher, creativity consultant, spoken word artist, performance coach, and arts entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of Twice 5 Miles, a content and marketing collective based in Taos and Brooklyn. He and Julia Cameron established and directed The Artist’s Way Creativity Camp in Taos, NM, 1995-2003. He co-founded Poetry Alive! a theater company that has performed traditional poems as theater for millions of students. His work has appeared in two books of poetry and in numerous journals and magazines. Navé has memorized over 500 poems. He holds a BA in International Relations and an MFA in Poetry from Vermont College.