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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John L. Holgerson

John L. Holgerson is the author of two books of poetry, Unnecessary Tattoo and Other Stains on a Stainless Steel Heart (Finishing Line Press, 2016) and Broken Borders (Wasteland Press, 2012). His work has appeared in literary journals such as Modern English Tanka, Shadow Quill Poetry, and in online literary magazines such as Page & Spine as well as at the Vincent van Gogh Gallery (www.vggallery.com). He is a co-host of the poetry venue For the Love of Words at Easton Cable Access Television, a featured poet at various southeastern Massachusetts poetry venues, and is listed in Poets & Writers’ Directory of Poets and Writers.