Friday, May 13, 2011

Massachusetts Poetry Festival May 12 -14 - Salem Massachusetts

  • The Massachusetts Poetry Festival – a unique 2 day gathering of poets and poetry lovers from across the Commonwealth for readings, workshops, panels, concerts, a small press fair and more
  • Taking poetry to people: we sponsor poets to work in schools, senior centers, prisons and communities.
  • Assisting more readers to read and reconnect with poetry
  • Working with teachers to assist them to work with poetry in the classroom
  • Creating a central information center for poets and poetry readers and lovers to find reading series, workshops, MFA programs, and other resources
  • Building a robust website to support all of these activities
  • Linking together all the dispirit strands of the Massachusetts poetry community to promote more collaboration, respect and communication
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