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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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Saturday, May 2 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wild/Nature: Writing in the Natural World FULL

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This is a generative writing workshop in which our reading and discussion of several so-called "nature" poems will provide examples and strategies that we can follow in our own creative writing. Come ready to experiment as we deepen our sensitivity toward the other-than-human-world by writing vivid, ecologically engaged texts that preserve some portion of the wild through their making, but also in the way this kind of writing invites attention and even advocacy, when read by others. (Bring your notebook.)

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Holly Wren Spaulding

Founder / Teacher, Poetry Forge
Holly Wren Spaulding is a writer, reader, editor and teacher of poetry. She hosts writing workshops at Poetry Forge (Easthampton, MA) and is on the creative writing faculty of Interlochen College of Creative Arts (Interlochen, Michigan). She runs poetry apprenticeships, facilitates creative retreats, and cultivates spaces and relationships where a spirit of mindfulness and solidarity supports the collective, ongoing efforts of writers, cultural... Read More →


Saturday May 2, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
PEM Studio 2

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Waitlist (19)