On the occasion of Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s 100th Birthday the Italian Fusion Festival this year will include three 10 minutes slots dedicated to poetry.

Since the time of the Beat Generation, poetry and jazz have always been sharing the stage. For this reason, the Italian Fusion Festival would like to invite poets to join us on stage to present their work.

The jury will select the finalists who will be performing on the 13th July during the Italian Fusion Festival in BelloBar, Dublin.

Accompanied by a backing band, American poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti gives a reading at the Jazz Cellar nightclub, San Francisco, California, February 1957. (Photo by Nat Farbman/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

How to Apply

Submission period: from 1st May to the 15th June 2019.

Send your poem along with a short bio to info@italianfusionfestival.com

Deadline 15th June 2019 at 12PM.

Contact us for more info.