Alabama Mer-friends!  Head over to the University of South Alabama today and meet a mermaid!

MerFaire is an immersive celebration of the written word, hosted by Poetic Presence. In an interview with Lindsay Mott from, their founder Jessica Jones says,  “The mermaid and sea theme stems from the rich history of literature that is inspiration from water. Bodies of water, flowing water, sea creatures, and characters of myth have inspired poets and writers for centuries,”

There will be poetry readings, nautical literature performances, a silent auction, food, mermaid cake and best of all, Mermaids and Mermen will be available for photos!  Head over to to read the article and for event details.

Merfaire will be held May 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of South Alabama in Baldwin Country.