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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 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rita Dove LIMITED

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Don’t miss festival headliner Rita Dove, who will read and discuss her poems in a Q&A.

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Rita Dove

Rita Dove is a former U.S. Poet Laureate (1993-1995) and recipient of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for Thomas and Beulah. The author of nine poetry collections, most recently Sonata Mulattica (2009) and American Smooth (2004), as well as a collection of short stories, a novel, and a play, she also edited The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry (2011). She has received numerous... Read More →

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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.


Sunday May 3, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
PEM East India Marine Hall

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