Massachusetts Poetry Festival

Posted 5.4.11

Type: 
Festival
Location: 
Salem, MA
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The Massachusetts Poetry Festival was held from May 2 to May 4 in downtown Salem. The festival offered workshops, panels, readings, music, visual arts presentations, and a book fair featuring small presses and literary magazines. Participating poets included Kim Addonizio, Lucie Brock-Broido, Rafael Campo, Oliver de la Paz, Carol Ann Duffy, Cornelius Eady, Rhina Espaillat, Forrest Gander, David Ferry, Li-Young Lee, Philip Levine, Marge Piercy, Susan Rich, Vivian Shipley, and C. D. Wright. The cost of admission was $15 ($7 for seniors and students); workshops were an additional $5 each. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Salem State University, English Department, 352 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01915.