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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Grace Mattern

Northwood, NH
Grace Mattern’s has been published widely in journals and anthologies, including The Sun, Calyx, Prairie Schooner, Poet Lore and Yankee. She has received fellowships from the NH State Arts Council and Vermont Studio Center and has published two books of poetry. The Truth About Death won the 2014 Readers’ Choice NH Literary Award in Poetry. Over the past thirty five years, Mattern has been deeply involved in the movement to end violence against women, serving as Executive Director of the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence until June, 2011, and participating on statewide and national boards. She can be found online at www.gracemattern.com.

My Moderators Sessions

Saturday, May 2

12:15pm EDT