We write. We dance. We sing. We speak. We LISTEN.

It’s an environment to engage and provoke thought and meet like-minded individuals interested in looking at the world a little harder — a little deeper — all within the confines of a safe space.
— EMMA SCHKLOVEN, News and Advance
Performing with The Listening was a breath of fresh air. Creativity lives within the abundance of each poet and doesn’t let go until the final applause.
— Jawansa Hall, Blackwater Branding
The Listening is the only organization actively uniting people in the Lynchburg Area for spoken word and poetry, and we as a community must be supportive of their efforts and do everything in our power to preserve their mission.
— Jonathan Smalt, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Lynchstock Music Festival


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