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The 11th annual Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival brings together poets, scholars, and poetry fans in the humanistic spirit of the internationally-renowned Turkish poet Nâzım Hikmet Ran.

Meet the Nâzım Hikmet Poetry Competition winners, listen to poetry readings and keynote speakers then enjoy a reception and hang out with poets from around the world.

Presented by American-Turkish Association of North Carolina.


Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival