Celebrated Writers & Poets Bring Literary Dimension to Big Ears 2022

The Big Ears Festival, returning March 24-27 to downtown Knoxville, has announced a compelling program of readings and performances by several of the most celebrated poets, essayists, and writers working today. This exceptional gathering for Big Ears 2022 brings deep connections to music and art, the Black experience, and the Appalachian region where the festival is based. It complements a remarkable multi-genre program of over 150 concerts, scheduled in a dozen venues in Knoxville’s historic downtown over the four-day festival weekend.

This year’s program includes:
Nikki Giovanni
Patti Smith: Words & Music
Nikky Finney
Saul Williams
Hanif Abdurraqib
Cornelius Eady

For complete lineup and more information, click the link below.

Writers & Poets

Knoxville, TN · USA



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