Celebrate Polish luminary Wislawa Szymborska - poet, essayist, translator, and recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize for Literature. The 9th annual Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival brings together poets, scholars, and poetry fans in the humanistic spirit of the internationally-renowned poet Nazim Hikmet Ran.
1:00 p.m. Welcoming Remarks
North Carolina Poetry Society (NCPS)
Annual Nazim Hikmet Poetry Competition
3:00 p.m. Wislawa Syzmborska
4:30 p.m. Poetry Spotlight - Erdag Goknar
Presented by American-Turkish Association of North Carolina.