The 16th Belfast Poetry Festival will be held on Saturday October 16 and will feature workshops and a collaborative evening.

The workshops will be offered from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Waterfall Arts, 256 High Street in Belfast. Choices include “Body of Language” with State of Maine Poet Laureate Julia Bouwsma, via Zoom; “Listening to the Review,” via Zoom with writing facilitator and poet Maya Stein; and ‘Mining Words: A Generative Poetry Workshop’, led by Belfast poet laureate Judy Kaber.

The online evening collaborative showcase will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., and will feature poetry, performances, a multimedia visual arts show and poem reading by the winners of the 2021 Maine Postmark poetry competition.

To register, visit belfastpoetry.com. The workshops cost $ 25 each. Early registration is encouraged as places are limited.