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Friday, May 5 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Obsessions: Using Form to Tame the Wild Beast in Poetry

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Using examples from their own work, five women poets discuss the way traditional forms from sonnets to blank verse provide the structure they need to explore their own obsessions. They found that writing “in the box” helps them create work that is out of the box.

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Marybeth Rua-Larsen

Marybeth Rua-Larsen lives on the south coast of Massachusetts and teaches at Bristol Community College. Her poems, essays, flash fiction and reviews have appeared in American Arts Quarterly, The Raintown Review, Cleaver, Measure, Literary Orphans and Unsplendid. She won the 2011... Read More →

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Midge Goldberg

Midge Goldberg is the recipient of the 2016 Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award and the 2015 Richard Wilbur Poetry Award for her book Snowman's Code, which was recently chosen as the 2016 New Hampshire Literary Awards Reader's Choice Award for Outstanding Book of Poetry. Her poems have a... Read More →
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Jean L. Kreiling

Jean L. Kreiling's first collection of poems, The Truth in Dissonance (Kelsay Books), was published in 2014. Her work has appeared widely in print and online journals including American Arts Quarterly, Angle, The Evansville Review, Measure, and Mezzo Cammin, and in several antho... Read More →
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Kyle Potvin

Kyle Potvin’s first poetry collection, Sound Travels on Water (Finishing Line Press), won the 2014 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award. She was a past finalist for the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award. Her poems have appeared in The New York Times, Measure, The Huffington Post, JAMA, Able M... Read More →
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Deborah Warren

Deborah’s poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Poetry, and The Yale Review. Books: The Size of Happiness (2003, Waywiser Press) Zero Meridian (2004, Ivan R. Dee), New Criterion Poetry Prize Dream With Flowers and Bowl of Fruit (2008, Evansville), Richard W... Read More →


Friday May 5, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Hawthorne Hotel Essex Room Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970

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