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The Peoples Poetry Festival began in 2015, through the collaboration of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Del Mar College. This annual poetry festival brings together poets from the local area, regionally, state wide, and beyond. 

The 2023 People’s Poetry Fest will be held in person with some events available for viewing online. Scroll down for full details about each panel.

Schedule of Events

Thursday6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday Reception3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Open Mic, Friday8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Saturday12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Saturday Reception3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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We are currently in the planning stages for our 2024 Festival. Please check back as we get closer to the event. We can’t wait to see you in Corpus Christi!


6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Join us as 2021-2022 Corpus Christi Poet Laureate Tom Murphy passes the baton to the 2023-2024 Corpus Christi Poet Laureate Robin Carstensen

Robb Jackson Awards & Reading

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM



Lone Star Poetry Anthology Reading (Benefiting Feeding Texas)

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Thank You to our Sponsors!

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