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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Julia Lisella

Julia Lisella's books include a chapbook, Love Song Hiroshima (Finishing Line Press), and two full length collections, Always & Terrain, both from WordTech Editions. Her poems can be found in journals and anthologies, print and online--Alaska Quarterly Review, Salamander, Prairie Schooner, Beloit Poetry Journal, Literary Mama, Voices in Italian Americana, and others. She is originally from Queens, New York and received a Masters in Creative Writing from NYU, but have made Massachusetts her home since coming here for a PhD at Tufts more than 20 years ago. She teaches American literature and writing courses at Regis College.