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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Nicole Blackwood

Nicole Blackwood is a winner of the 2015 Helen Creeley Student Poetry Prize.  A recent winner of the Arisia Writing Award and a Writer's Digest Short Story winner, Nicole is a junior at Newburyport High School. With assistance from her Creative Writing teacher, Deborah Szabo, she has come to appreciate and love the art of poetry and is honored to count this as her first poetry award.