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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

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Saturday, May 5 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Headline Reading-Kaveh Akbar and Nicole Sealey FILLING

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Join us for an afternoon reading with two of the most engaging poets writing today, Kaveh Akbar and Nicole Sealey, with an opening reading by Mass Poetry 2018 Festival Reading Contest winner Hannah Larrabee.

Speakers
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Kaveh Akbar

Kaveh Akbar's poems appear recently in The New Yorker, Poetry, The New York Times, The Nation, and elsewhere. His first book, Calling a Wolf a Wolf, is just out with Alice James in the US and Penguin in the UK. He is also the author of the chapbook Portrait of the Alcoholic. The recipient... Read More →
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Hannah Larrabee

Hannah Larrabee is the author Murmuration (2017 Robin Becker Series for LGBTQ writers, Seven Kitchens Press), Sufjan (FLP 2017) and Virgo. She was selected by NASA to write poems in celebration of the James Webb Space Telescope, allowing her to see the JWST in person before it launches... Read More →
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Nicole Sealey

Born in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. and raised in Apopka, Florida, Nicole Sealey is the author of Ordinary Beast and The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named, winner of the 2015 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize. Her other honors include an Elizabeth George Foundation Grant, the Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize from The American Poetry Review, a Daniel Varoujan Award and the Poetry International Prize, as well as fellowships from Cant... Read More →


Saturday May 5, 2018 12:15pm - 1:15pm
PEM Morse Auditorium 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970, USA

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