Save the date for the 2023 Festival on April 12th and 13th.
Poet-in-Residence Dr. Jesse Graves hosts a Q&A session with former Poet Laureate Joy
Harjo during the 2018 Spring Literary Festival.
Poet-in-Residence Dr. Jesse Graves and former Poet Laureate Joy Harjo before the Sixth
Annual Robert "Jack" Higgs Memorial Reading in 2018.
Silas House, Dr. Jesse Graves, and graduate students from the Literature and Language
Department pause for a photo following the Seventh Annual Robert "Jack" Higgs Memorial
Reading in 2019.
The Bert C. Bach Written Word Initiative's Spring Literary Festival consists of two
days filled with lectures, readings, and workshops which are open to both ETSU students
and the public. Check out our schedule for the 2023 Spring Literary Festival to plan your visit.