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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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Sunday, May 3 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Naming Your Roots: Seeds for Multi-Lingual, Multicultural Narrative Poems FULL

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From the photographs we carry to the stories of our names, participants in this engaging workshop will be guided to write down and to share aloud "socs" (streams-of-consciousness), seeds for new poems, which share the presence or erasure of their own cultural, racial, ethnic and linguistic heritages.Participants will also further develop their own appreciation of the power of code-switching, namely, incorporating other languages or dialects into their poems. Limited to 15 workshop members (18+), from emerging to experienced.

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María Luisa Arroyo

multilingual poet & educator, multilingual poet & educator
Named in 2014 as the first Poet Laureate of Springfield, MA, multilingual Puerto Rican poet María Luisa Arroyo enjoys facilitating engaging poetry workshops, from ekphrastic ones at the annual Monson (MA) Arts Festival to narrative ones at the Split This Rock Poetry Festival (DC). Additionally, María Luisa has read and performed her poetry widely, including in Washington, DC; Chicago, IL; and Puerto Rico. María Luisa has published or will... Read More →


Sunday May 3, 2015 10:15am - 11:15am
PEM Studio 2

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