SCHEDULE: 2020 Paterson Poetry Festival Schedule

 Volume I: Saturday October 3, 2020

Start Time

Event

Feature

Host

End Time

10:00 AM

Maria Mazziotti Gillan Literary Service Award



Honoring

Yvonne Nambe

Felicia Capers

Talena Lahelle Queen

10:50 AM

10:00 AM

Lit Land


Community Children

Shanikwa Lemon

4:00 PM

11:00 AM

Open Mic

Nicolas Hornyak

Jaquair Guilette

11:55 AM

12:05 PM

One Book One Paterson

Now Theater

Lewis Cole, Director

Denise Womack, Host

12:45 PM

12:00 PM

Poetry In Motion Car Show

NJ Classic Riderz

Joseph Williams

4:00 PM

1:00 PM

Open Mic

Jaycen Moody

Jaquair Guliette

1:55PM

2:00 PM

Chris Rockwell & Co

Chris Rockwell

Chris Rockwell

3:00 PM

3:00

SLAM

N/A

Uninvited Maine

4:45 PM

5:00

Live Jazz Band

Craig Redmond and 

C Dreams


Craig Redmond

6:00 PM


Volume II: Sunday October 4, 2020

Start Time

Event

Feature

Host

End Time

10:00 AM

Youth Poetry Recital and Award Reception


Contest Winners


Poet Laureate Choice

Tanisha Tuck

11:00 AM

10:00 AM

Lit Land

Activities for young children


Community Children

Shanikwa Lemon

4:00 PM

11:15 AM

Open Mic

Crystal Letters

Jaquair Guilette

12:15AM

12:20PM

One Book One Paterson

Now Theater

Lewis Cole

1:00PM


4:00 PM

1:05 PM

Open Mic

Gia Grillo 

Uninvited Maine

Jaquair Guliette

1:55PM

2:00 PM

In Full Color

IFC Presents

Summer Dawn Reyes

4:00 PM

4:00

Speak Series Homage

Rescue Poetix

Talena Lachelle Queen

5:00

5:00