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Friday, May 4 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Circling the square: Joyful (and helpful) critique workshop FILLING

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Love your poem but can't quite figure out how to bring it to the next level? Join the TinBox Poets of Swampscott for an immersive experience in the art of the poetic critique. This 20+ year group of professional poets (including Pushcart prize nominees) encourage participants to bring copies of their work and join the group as they provide considerate readings and joyful debate on the craft of the work.

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Melissa Varnavas

Poet. Yeah, that's right. I've had poems published in The New Guard, Margie, Oberon, Blast Furnace, among other journals. I have a couple of New England Press Association, a couple of Massachusetts Press Association awards, and one on investigative journalism from the Specialized... Read More →

Friday May 4, 2018 2:30pm - 3:00pm EDT
Hawthorne Hotel, Skylark Room