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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Jon Turner

Jon Turner served from 2003-2007 as an infantryman with the marines, deploying in support of Operation Secure Tomorrow (2004- Haiti), and Operation Iraqi Freedom (2005 & 2006) where he was awarded a Purple Heart. He is currently working with the VA to facilitate writing workshops, and is building an educational farm to assist returned veterans with re-integration.

His written work has been included with Left Curve Magazine, Boston Poetry Magazine, Revolutionary Poets Brigade Anthologies, Truthout.org,Warrior Writers Anthologies, Inquiring Mind Journal, is forthcoming in No Achilles War Poetry Anthology, and has been read at City Lights Books and Publishers, Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, and the Longfellow House.

For artwork and full vitae, please visit www.sevenstarart.com
For details about Wild Roots Farm, please visit www.wildrootsfarmvt.com

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, May 2

12:15pm EDT