Attendee Registration

Attendee Registration

To register to attend the Bridgewater International Poetry Festival please follow these steps.

Step 1: Fill out the BIPF Registration Form 2020

Step 2: You can email the completed form to:, or you can mail the completed form to:

Bridgewater International Poetry Festival
c/o Stan Galloway
Bridgewater College Department of English
402 E. College St.
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Step 3: To pay online, use the PayPal options below. When you select options, your cart will populate at the bottom of the page.

Workshop Options: (Please indicate on the registration form which workshops you are registering to attend)

  1. Workshop #1: “Writing and Healing” with Sherry Duggal (Wed., May 13, 9:30 a.m.)
  2. Workshop #2: “Giving Voice to Place” with Kirk Judd (Wed., May 13, 3 p.m.)
  3. Workshop #3: “Mayhem, Bedlam, Pandemonium” with Kari Gunter-Seymour (Thurs. May 14, 3 p.m.)
  4. Workshop #4: “‘An Empty Doorway and a Maple Leaf’: The Significance of Moment” with Eve Jones (Fri. May 15, 3 p.m.)
  5. Workshop #5: “Poet to Poet — The Gateway Between Yourself and Your Story” with Sherrell Wigal (Sat., May 16, 3 p.m.)

Registration Options:

  1. Full festival attendance, no workshops: $35
  2. Full festival attendance, plus one workshop: $55
  3. Full festival attendance, plus two workshops: $60
  4. Full festival attendance, plus three workshops: $90
  5. Full festival attendance, plus four workshops: $120
  6. Full festival attendance, plus five workshops: $140
  7. One-day atendance (non-presenters only): $15
  8. Bridgewater College faculty, staff, student: no charge for full festival attendance.
  9. Bridgewater College faculty, staff, student full festival attendance, plus one workshop: $30 (For multiple workshops, use options 3-6.)

Table Fees and Meals: (In addition to registration)

  1. Publisher, half-table: $30 
  2. Publisher, whole table: $50 
  3. Consultant, half-table: $15
  4. Consultant, whole table: $25
  5. Welcome Barbecue (Wednesday, May 13) $18
  6. Keynote Dinner with Jeanette Lynes (Friday, May 15) $25
  7. Farewell Brunch (Sunday, May 17) $14