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

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Sunday, May 6 • 9:00am - 10:00am
HER STORY IS: American & Iraqi Women Artists Collaborate in Dubai LIMITED

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Women poets, playwrights, painters, and film-makers from America and from Iraq gathered in Dubai in December 2017 to collaborate, share ideas, and form lasting friendships across cultural borders. Panelists will each share their experiences in Dubai with the HER STORY IS project and will present creative works (poems, film clips, paintings, and brief scenes) which resulted from the amazing time they spent with their Iraqi colleagues. 

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Jennifer Jean

Co-director, Morning Garden Artist Retreats
Jennifer Jean is a poet, educator, activist, and consummate "literary citizen." Her debut poetry collection is The Fool (Big Table); her poetry chapbooks include: In the War, and The Archivist. Jennifer’s newest manuscript, titled OBJECT, was a finalist for the 2016 Green Mountains... Read More →


Anne Loyer

Anne Loyer has been involved in visual storytelling throughout her career. As part of the Odysseus Project, and while an artist-in-residence at UMass Boston's Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences, she co-led and helped conceive Tamziq: Scattered and Connected... Read More →
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Amy Merrill

Amy is a playwright, producer, and author of many plays. She is pleased to be part of Mass Poetry's Report from Dubai and invites everyone to come to upcoming Her Story Is events : June 15 at Atlantic Wharf, Boston; June 24 at Arts at the Armory, Somerville. Go to Fort Point Theatre... Read More →

Sunday May 6, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am
Hawthorne Hotel, Library Room 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970, USA

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