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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Christina Laurie

Pastor, poet, professor, lecturer are some of the titles Christina Laurie has accrued over the years. Two poetry books she has published are Seasons Rising: A Collection of Haiku with four stunning season photographs, and Song of the Dancer,which includes Christina’s own line drawings(available through Amazon). Her third book of poetry will be published in the summer by the Pen Woman Press. Her children’s alphabet book, C is for Cape Cod, released in the spring 2014, features a poem and text for each letter and is available through Amazon. A member of SCBWI, Steeple Street Poets and Scargo Hill Poets groups on Cape Cod, she also participates in two writing groups. She is a member of Cape Cod Writers Center, American Poets, and Haiku Society of America. Christina enjoys swimming, golf, biking, skiing and tennis. She is the National First Vice President of the National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW.org). Her books will be available for purchase this weekend.