A free four-day literary festival at Grossmont College starting next week will shine a light on creative writing and include poetry readings, memoirs, literature and student works.
Organized by the Creative Writing Program from the school’s English Department, Grossmont’s 23rd annual Literary Arts Festival starts April 22 with writers from across the country coming to talk about their inspirations and struggles in the writing process.
The festival, which runs through April 25, will be held in Griffin Gate in Building 60.
The third annual Student Poetry Slam Competition will be held from 2 to 3:15 p.m., Wednesday.
Hosted by local writer, musician, DJ and performance poet Gill Sotu, student poets will compete for the title of Grand Slam champions.