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Galesburg, IL 61401
Big Read activities March & April – The Poetry of Emily Dickinson; Carl Sandburg Days Festival April 27-29
Annual festival last for two months each spring and includes a community-wide reading of a book, this year in particular will focus on the Poetry of Emily Dickinson and ends the last weekend in April with special events and activities that celebrates the life and legacy of Galesburg native, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Lincoln biographer–Carl Sandburg. The last weekend in April is three days of literary, history, sports and children’s events including poetry and photography contests, author talks, theatre performances, concerts and a writer’s workshop.