The Fifth Massachusetts Poetry Festival was held on May 3-5, 2013 in downtown Salem, Massachusetts
For details about the Festival, go to the Festival site.
Saturday Headline Readers: Sharon Olds, Terrance Hayes and Eduardo Corral
“From Every Corner of the Commonwealth”
a panel and reading moderated by Alice Kociemba, Director,
Calliope Poetry Series
Saturday, May 4th, 1:30 – 2:30
Hawthorne Hotel, Essex Room
From every corner of the Commonwealth, reading series, workshops, collaborative projects with artists, musicians, and other writers promote creativity and community for poets serious about their craft and performance. For those directing poetry readings and workshops, or thinking of starting one, come hear ideas for innovative programming. And for poets with new books, come meet venue hosts from across the Commonwealth and learn more about their series.
Panelist-Readers: Lorna Blake (Brewster); Maggie Cleveland (Fairhaven); Robert Crawford (Powow River Poet, Newburyport) Alan Feldman (Framingham & Wellfleet); Thomas Libby (Brockton); Henry Lyman (Northampton). Alice Kociemba (Falmouth & Jamaica Plain).
Each panelist will describe their reading series, workshops and collaborative endeavors and read from their own work.
Alice Kociemba, Director, Calliope - A Community for Poets