Massachusetts Poetry Festival

Friday, May 14, 2021 at 12:15am

Online
Salem, MA 01970

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Schedule of Events

12:15am: All Day Event - Improbable Places Audio Tour

12:30pm: Verse Novels: Gateway to Poetry

12:30pm: Master Class: Reading Your Own Work Aloud

12:30pm: New Elegies

1:45pm: Beyond "Girlpower": Poetry, Identity, and Coming of Age

1:45pm: Hand in Hand: The Poet, The Independent Bookstore, and The Place

1:45pm: How Pictures Heal: Writing Poetry From Your Personal Photos

1:45pm: Writers Worktable: Poets on Research and Fellowships, Sponsored by Cave Canem

3:00pm: The World as Muse: Documentary Poetry

3:00pm: The Thing With Feathers: Poetry of Witness to Serious Illness and Trauma

3:00pm: Beyond the First Book, a Conversation with Jay Deshpande and Kundiman

3:00pm: Celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of the Undocupoets!

4:15pm: If I Were a Bird: Writing Poetry for Children, Sponsored by The Boston Book Festival

4:15pm: Her Story Is: in English and Arabic

4:15pm: A Four Way Books Panel: Writing, Working, and Wellness in a Time of Calamity

4:15pm: Pulling It All Together: From Poems to Publishable Book

5:30pm: Youth Poet Laureate Legacy Event

5:30pm: Bridging the Atlantic

5:30pm: Art in Plain Sight: Writing in Response to Massachusetts Murals

5:30pm: Open Mic hosted by Alison Murchie

7:00pm: Headline Reading with Lang Leav and Dara Wier, sponsored by Arkein Insurance Agency and Mapfre Insurance

8:30pm: College Slam

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