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Sunday, May 6 • 10:15am - 11:15am
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Join us for a reading from Bared: Contemporary Poetry on Bras and Breasts to hear poems that investigate and challenge traditional attitudes towards the female body and, in particular, the often fetischized female breast.  The poems are by turns serious, comical, irreverent and cover a wide range of issues including first bras, nursing and medical treatment.

Moderators
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Kathleen Aguero

Kathleen Aguero’s most recent book of poetry is After That. She has also co-edited three volumes of multi-cultural literature for the University of Georgia Press. She teaches in the low-residency M.F.A. in creative writing program at Pine Manor College and in Changing Lives through... Read More →

Speakers
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Barbara Helfgott Hyett

Director, PoemWorks
Their poems, my poems, our poems.
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Jill McDonough

Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Three-time Pushcart prize winner Jill McDonough is the recipient of Lannan, NEA, Cullman Center, and Stegner fellowships. Her most recent book is Reaper (Alice James, 2017); Here All Night, her fifth collection, is forthcoming from Alice James Books. She teaches in the MFA program... Read More →
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Julie Danho O'Connell

My chapbook, Six Portraits, won the 2013 Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Competition, and my poems have appeared in New Ohio Review, Barrow Street, Southern Poetry Review, West Branch, and Blackbird, among others. I love art museums, serial commas, and taking more books out of the library... Read More →


Sunday May 6, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
Hawthorne Hotel, Sophia Room 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970, USA

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