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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Wesley Rothman

Wesley Rothman's poems and criticism have appeared or are forthcoming in 32 Poems, Crab Orchard Review, Drunken Boat, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Narrative Magazine, New England Review, Poet Lore, Post Road, Prairie Schooner, Vinyl, and The White Review, among other venues. He has worked with Copper Canyon Press, Ploughshares, Salamander, and Tupelo Quarterly, and teaches writing and cultural literatures at Emerson College, Berklee College of Music, and the Grub Street Writers’ Workshop. Recent honors include Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominations, a Vermont Studio Center fellowship, and finalist standing for the Emory Poetry Fellowship and 49th Parallel Poetry Prize. His manuscript has been a semi-finalist for the Crab Orchard Poetry Series First Book and Open competitions.