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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Martin Farawell

Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Director, Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival
Poet and playwright Martin Jude Farawell directs the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival and Poetry Program. Martin arrived at the Dodge Foundation with two decades of experience coordinating poetry reading series, teaching poetry and creative writing, and working in all areas of performance production as a member of several ensemble theater companies. He is the author of a chapbook “Genesis: A Sequence of Poems,” and his work has appeared in the Cortland Review, Literary Review, Poetry East, Southern Review, and many other journals, and in a number of anthologies, including Outsiders from Milkweed Editions. His plays have been performed off-off-Broadway and by regional, college, community and international theaters from South Africa to Los Angeles. A graduate of New York University’s Creative Writing Program, he has been the recipient of a writing fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and a frequent Pushcart Prize nominee.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, May 2

3:15pm EDT