Moses Cone Hosts "Writing To Heal: A Poetry And Literary Festival"

Moses Cone Hosts "Writing To Heal: A Poetry And Literary Festival"

9:03am May 01, 2015
Poet, X-ray Technologist, and festival coordinator Steve Cushman

On Saturday, May 2nd, the Spirituality and Healing Council will host a half-day literary festival on the Moses Cone campus.

Writing to Heal: A Poetry and Literary Festival will highlight the creative intersection between poetry and medicine through readings and workshops by six award-winning North Carolina poets and artists.

Featured individuals include Grey Brown and Peg Gignoux, Terri Kirby Erickson, Michael Gaspeny, Mark Smith-Soto, and Jacinta V. White. Writing to Heal will take place from 8:00am to 1:00pm at Moses Cone Hospital (1200 N. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC). The event is open to hospital staff, patients, and community members. To register, send your name and contact information to poetry@conehealth.com
Poet and festival coordinator Steve Cushman stopped by WFDD to share some of his own poetry and the inpiration for the event. For more of Bethany's conversation with Steve as well as poet Terri Kirby Erickson, listen to Triad Arts Weekend Friday at 1:00pm and Sunday at 4:00pm.
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