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Margot Farrington is a poet, writer, performer, and the author of three poetry collections, including Scanning For Tigers, her most recent. Her poems have been published in anthologies in the U.S. and U.K. Other published writings include essays and interviews.
Among her awards are fellowships from Norton Island, The I-Park Foundation, and The Clocktower and the Platte Clove Artist Residency. Broadcasts featuring readings and interviews include Art On Air International Radio, WGXC 90.7 FM and WIOX 91.3 FM.
Farrington has read and performed at series and venues in France, England, Wales, The Netherlands, and throughout the U.S. She is the founder and director of Writers At The Eyrie, a writers residency program in Brooklyn for writers.
This is Margot's third Festival as a participating writer and she will be offering the Writing Workshop, "GOLDEN CHRYSANTHEMUM: Brevity & Discovery".