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10 YEARS OF MASS POETRY!

Our 2018 headliners: Sonia Sanchez · Kaveh Akbar · Duy Doan · Jeffrey Harrison · Dorianne Laux · Erika Meitner · Carl Phillips · Nicole Sealey · Sean Thomas Dougherty · Rhina P. Espaillat

Purchase your button today at masspoetry.org/festival2018!

Featured Speakers


Speakers

avatar for Janet Aalfs

Janet Aalfs

Lotus Peace Arts
Founder and Director
avatar for Lucy Abbott

Lucy Abbott

Heart of Mirrors Tarot
Intuitive Reader
avatar for Hassanal Abdullah

Hassanal Abdullah

Shabdaguchha
Editor
avatar for Liz Ahl

Liz Ahl

Plymouth State University
avatar for Justen Ahren

Justen Ahren

Noepe Center for Literary Arts
founder and Director
avatar for Mary Akers

Mary Akers

r.kv.r.y. quarterly literary journal
Editor-in-chief
avatar for Maria Luisa Arroyo

Maria Luisa Arroyo

multilingual poet & educator
avatar for M R Baird

M R Baird

Rachel Elion Baird
avatar for Candida Rose Baptista

Candida Rose Baptista

Golden Rose Music
Vocalist/Educator
avatar for Jennifer Barber

Jennifer Barber

Suffolk/Salamander
Scholar in Residence/Editor
avatar for Carrie Bennett

Carrie Bennett

Boston University
avatar for Ben Berman

Ben Berman

THEN AGAIN
Author
avatar for Antoinette Brim

Antoinette Brim

Capital Community College
Associate Professor of English
avatar for Polly Brown

Polly Brown

Every Other Thursday Poets
avatar for Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello

Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello

Miami Book Fair
Program Coordinator
CC

Christine Casson

Emerson College
Scholar- /Writer-in-Residence
avatar for Mollie Chandler

Mollie Chandler

Macmillan Learning
Associate Editor
avatar for Ching-In Chen

Ching-In Chen

San Houston State University
avatar for Nadia Colburn

Nadia Colburn

Align Your Story
Poetry and Nonfiction Writer
avatar for Ginny Lowe Connors

Ginny Lowe Connors

Grayson Books
publisher
avatar for Wyn Cooper

Wyn Cooper

Wyn Cooper Editing
Editor
avatar for Tom Daley

Tom Daley

Tom Daley Workshops
Instructor
avatar for Rachel E DeWoskin

Rachel E DeWoskin

University of Chicago
Prof/Novelist
avatar for Kristine Doll

Kristine Doll

Salem State University
Professor, World Languages and Cultures
avatar for Margot Douaihy

Margot Douaihy

Franklin Pierce University
avatar for Susan Elmslie

Susan Elmslie

Dawson College
Professor (poet & teacher)
avatar for Chanda Feldman

Chanda Feldman

Oberlin College
Visiting Professor of Creative Writing
avatar for Danielle Georges

Danielle Georges

Lesley University
Professor
avatar for Kelle Groom

Kelle Groom

Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe
Low-residency MFA Faculty
avatar for Melissa Guillet

Melissa Guillet

15 Minute Field Trips
Consultant
avatar for Joyce Hayden

Joyce Hayden

Blue Angel Studio
Artist/ Owner
avatar for Elisabeth Weiss Horowitz

Elisabeth Weiss Horowitz

Salem State University
avatar for Barbara Helfgott Hyett

Barbara Helfgott Hyett

PoemWorks
Director
avatar for Jennifer Jean

Jennifer Jean

Morning Garden Artist Retreats
Co-director
avatar for Janine Joseph

Janine Joseph

Oklahoma State University
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing
avatar for Alice Kociemba

Alice Kociemba

Calliope—Poetry for Community
Founding Director
avatar for E. J. Koh

E. J. Koh

University of Washington
Researcher
avatar for Joy Ladin

Joy Ladin

Yeshiva University
Professor
avatar for K. T.  Landon

K. T. Landon

Muzzle Magazine, VCFA
avatar for Valerie Lawson

Valerie Lawson

Resolute Bear Press
Editor/Publisher
avatar for Deborah Leipziger

Deborah Leipziger

Bard
Lecturer
avatar for Gregg LeStage

Gregg LeStage

McKinsey & Co.
Consultant
avatar for Taylor Liljegren

Taylor Liljegren

Lexington High School
English Teacher
avatar for Matthew Lippman

Matthew Lippman

Beaver Country Day School
avatar for Janet MacFadyen

Janet MacFadyen

Slate Roof Press
Managing Editor
avatar for Fred  Marchant

Fred Marchant

Suffolk University
Emeritus Professor of English
avatar for Jennifer Martelli

Jennifer Martelli

The Mom Egg
Vox Editor
avatar for Jill McDonough

Jill McDonough

University of Massachusetts, Boston
Associate Professor
avatar for Michael Medeiros

Michael Medeiros

The Emily Dickinson Museum
Public Relations Coordinator
avatar for Daniel Nester

Daniel Nester

The College of Saint Rose
Associate Professor
avatar for Christopher Nye

Christopher Nye

Orion Magazine
Chair
avatar for Rebecca Hart Olander

Rebecca Hart Olander

Editor & Director / Perugia Press
Writing Teacher / Westfield State University
avatar for Dawn Paul

Dawn Paul

Montserrat College of Art
Writing/Interdisciplinary Faculty
avatar for Elizabeth Paul

Elizabeth Paul

George Mason University
INTO Mason Graduate Pathway Instructor
avatar for Oliver de la Paz

Oliver de la Paz

College of the Holy Cross
Associate Professor
avatar for Ruby Poltorak

Ruby Poltorak

Rubies&Pearls Confections
Prop
avatar for Georgia Popoff

Georgia Popoff

Downtown Writers Center
Workshops Coordinator
avatar for Liz Queler

Liz Queler

Liz QUeler / The Edna Project
avatar for Pilar Quintana

Pilar Quintana

Grey Court Poets
poet, artist, musician, actor
avatar for Srinivas Reddy

Srinivas Reddy

Brown University
Visiting Assistant Professor
avatar for Paul Saint-Amand

Paul Saint-Amand

Northern Essex CC
avatar for Sue Scavo

Sue Scavo

Writing Vertically and Embodied Dreamwork
Teacher/Poet/Embodied Dreamworker
avatar for Lloyd Schwartz

Lloyd Schwartz

University of Massachusetts Boston
Frederick S. Troy Professor of English
avatar for Kathleen Spivack

Kathleen Spivack

Writer/teacher.


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