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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Anthony Walton

Bowdoin College
Brunswick, Maine
Anthony Walton is the author of "Mississippi: An American Journey" and the editor, with Michael S. Harper of "The Vintage Anthology of African American Poetry" and "Every Shut-Eye Ain't Asleep: African Poetry Since World War II." His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Kenyon Review, 32 Poems, Black Renaissance Noire, Notre Dame Review, Poetry Ireland and many other journals.