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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Francis Blessington

Francis Blessington is a poet, novelist, translator, critic, and professor of English at Northeastern University. He has published two books of poems, Wolf Howl and Lantskip; Paradise Lost: Ideal and Tragic Epic, Paradise Lost and the Classical Epic, and a novel, The Last Witch of Dogtown. His latest book isEuripides: Hecuba, Helen, and Trojan Women: Three Plays about Women and the Trojan War (verse translations). His Trojan Women won the Der-Hovanessian Prize for Translation (2011).

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, May 1

2:30pm EDT