CONTACT: Jami Goldstein (614) 221-8492 jgoldstein@gcac.org

December 2, 2014

Poetry and Author Applications Now Available for 2015 Columbus Arts Festival

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Applications for poets and authors are now available for the 2015 Columbus Arts Festival.  The Columbus Arts Festival will celebrate its 54th year of bringing the best in fine art and fine craft to Columbus June 12, 13 & 14, 2015. Located along the Scioto Mile at the Downtown Riverfront, the Festival area encompasses Bicentennial Park and the Main and Rich Street bridges. Approximately 450,000 arts enthusiasts and food lovers attend each year. Columbus has some of the most talented spoken word and literary artists in the country and the Columbus Arts Festival features the best of the best each year.  Poets and authors chosen through an audition process will have an exciting opportunity to share their work at scheduled times on Friday through Sunday of the festival on the Word is Art stage—a location dedicated to spoken word performance and author readings. For more info and complete details on how to apply go to www.columbusartsfestival.org.