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Logo for Theodore Roethke Poetry and Arts Festival featuring Roethke's signature.

The 2018 Theodore Roethke Poetry & Arts Festival, to be held March 23-28, is a triennial celebration of the Pulitzer-winning poet Theodore Roethke, featuring various events throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region. The highlight of this festival features the visit of a national poet, Douglas Kearney, who will be awarded the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize.

‌The 2018 Theodore Roethke Poetry & Arts Festival was made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.