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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Rebecca Hart Olander

Perugia Press
Writing Teacher / Editor & Director
Florence, MA
Rebecca Hart Olander’s poetry has appeared recently in Bracken, Crab Creek Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Jet Fuel Review, The Massachusetts Review, and others, and her collaborative visual and written work has been published in multiple venues in print and online and in They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing (Black Lawrence Press, 2018). Her books include a chapbook, Dressing the Wounds (dancing girl press, 2019), and Uncertain Acrobats (CavanKerry Press, 2021). Rebecca teaches at Westfield State University and Amherst College and works with poets in the Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Wilkes University. She is the editor/director of Perugia Press.