FountainVerse: KC Small Press Poetry Fest
La Esquina Gallery
FountainVerse is a 3-day, annual poetry festival in Kansas City which focuses establishing connections between local and national poets in the indie press publishing world. The festival is being hosted at the La Esquina Gallery space by Charlotte Street Foundation and thanks to the financial support of the Francis Family Foundation and Chameleon Arts. FountainVerse collaborates with local poetic groups, Poetic Underground, Kansas City Poetry Slam, Latino Writers Collective, EMP Books and Spartan Press, each of which bring a national press and its poets to KC for the second weekend in October.