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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Christine Ernst

Cotuit Center for the Arts
Christine Rathbun Ernst is a writer and performance poet. She has been featured in the magazines MAMM, The Cape Cod View, Cape Cod Magazine, Cape Cod Life, the literary journal Ars Medica, and The Boston Globe, and two of her plays have been named MCC Grant Finalists. She spends her summers performing as the Fat Ass Cancer Bitch at Cotuit Center for the Arts, where she also teaches writing classes and produces for the mainstage. She and the poet/playwright Greg Hischak co-host the popular monthly open mic, Salon of Shorts, in the the Studio at CCftA. Christine lives in Sandwich. Her latest poetry collection, Wild Fortune: Moving Pianos in Paradise, is available on Amazon.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, May 2

11:00am EDT