BeatBurg is Back! Our Annual Call for Poets is now Open

Every year during the month of April, Riverviews Artspace hosts a plethora of poetry related events and programs. To spread poetry around the Downtown Lynchburg area, we will post selected poems at various downtown businesses.  Interested poets, aspiring or established, may submit two poems of any form or subject for consideration.
 
HOW TO SUBMIT:

1. Write your poem(s).
2. Send your poems to meg@riverviews.net by Friday, March 15th, 2019 at 5:00pm.


BEATBURG IS RIVERVIEWS ARTSPACE’S ANNUAL EVENT CELEBRATING ALL WORD CENTERED ART FORMS.

FROM POETRY, TO RAP, TO TYPOGRAPHY, BEAT BURG ENCOURAGES COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO CONSCIOUSLY ENCOUNTER LANGUAGE AND THE ART THAT STEMS FROM IT. THE PROGRAM AIMS TO ENGAGE PEOPLE OF ALL AGES, BUT PARTICULARLY YOUNG PEOPLE, WITH LITERATURE, POETRY, AND MUSIC.

The events that make up Beat Burg change from year to year to accommodate and reflect the current cultural movements at home and afar. In previous years Beat Burg has featured a regional poetry competition where winner’s poems were printed and posted throughout Lynchburg; a live rap battle tournament; spoken word poetry events; lettering lessons; and live concerts. 

Stephen Kissel

Illustrator and designer in Lynchburg, VA