- Classical Revolution
- Kim Shuck
- Sparc Poetry
- Amdrew Skewes-Cox
- Quiet Lightning’s literary mixtape, curated by Kelsey Schimmelman + Lisa Church: Rich Baiocco » Lisa Piazza » Kimberly Gomes » Raina J. Leòn » Linda Michel-Cassidy » Tomas Moniz » Peter Kline » William Vlach » Lenore Weiss » Abbie Jeanne Amadio » Yael Hacohen » Jill Bronfman
- Quiet Lightning’s Neighborhood Heroes, featuring: Faith Adiele » Baruch Porras-Hernandez » Christine No » Jason Bayani » Cassandra Dallett » Maw Shein Win » Hugh Behm-Steinberg » LOAN
The festival also featured live painting and an interactive art station by ArtSpan; children’s activities by Bread & Roses; books for sale; local food and drink by D’Maize Catering, Stirm Wine Co., Lagunitas Brewing Co. and House Kombucha, and Jason Bayani spinning some records. Stay tuned for the next Poetry in Parks!
- Quiet Lightning is currently accepting submissions for a New Year’s Day show, Monday, January 1, 2018 @ a secret location TBA when submissions close at the end of Wednesday, December 6. Send us your best + weirdest!