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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Craig Blais

Anna Maria College
Poet and Professor
Worcester, MA
Craig Blais is the author of ABOUT CROWS (University of Wisconsin Press), winner of the 2013 Felix Pollak Prize and the Florida Book Award gold medal for poetry. His poems have appeared in publications such as Antioch Review, Barrow Street, Best New Poets, Hotel Amerika, New Welsh Review, and Yale Review. Born in Springfield, Massachusetts, Craig received his PhD in English from Florida State University and is currently Assistant Professor of English at Anna Maria College in Paxton, MA.