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Welcome to the schedule of the 2015 Massachusetts Poetry Festival, happening May 1-3 in the beautiful and historic town of Salem! 

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Friday, May 1 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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Not to be missed! Catch headline poets Richard Hoffman and Marge Piercy.

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Richard Hoffman

Richard Hoffman is author of the Half the House: a Memoir, and the poetry collections,Without Paradise, Gold Star Road, winner of the 2006 Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize and the 2008 Sheila Motton Award from the New England Poetry Club, and Emblem. A fiction writer as well, his Interference & Other Storieswas published in 2009. His new memoir, Love & Fury, is just out from Beacon Press. He is Senior Writer in... Read More →
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Marge Piercy

Marge Piercy is the author of 17 novels including The New York Times Bestseller Gone To Soldiers; the National Bestsellers Braided Lives and The Longings of Women, and the classic Woman on the Edge of Time; 19 volumes of poetry including her most recent Made in Detroit (Knopf) released 3/31, The Hunger Moon and The Moon is Always Female, and a critically acclaimed memoir Sleeping with Cats... Read More →

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Mass Poetry

Mass Poetry
Mass Poetry supports poets and poetry in Massachusetts. We help to broaden the audience of poetry readers, bring poetry to readers of all ages and transform people’s lives through inspiring verse. We are a tax exempt, non-profit organization. Programs and events include: The Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Poetry on the T, Common Threads, Student Day of Poetry, U35 Reading Series, and Educator Professional Development.

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Friday May 1, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Salem Five Community Room

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