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Saturday, May 6 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
New England Poets Laureate Read & Converse

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Massachusetts may not have a state poet laureate, but it has the best poetry festival in New England. Attendees in 2017 are invited to come and be introduced to the current poets laureate of all the other five N.E. states: Stuart Kestenbaum of ME, Chard deNiord of VT, Rennie McQuilkin of CT, and Alice Fogel of NH. This is a rare opportunity to get to know their work as poets and as ambassadors of poetry in our region. 

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Alice B. Fogel

Alice B.Fogel, Walpole, NH, is New Hampshire's poet laureate (2014-2019). She is the author of several books of poems, most recently Interval: Poems Based on Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” which won the Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature. Her third collection, B... Read More →

Speakers
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Tina Cane

Poet & Founder/Director, Writers-in-the-Schools, RI
Tina Cane is the founder and director of Writers-in- the-Schools, RI and is an instructor with the writing community, Frequency Providence. Her poems and translations have appeared in numerous publications, including The Literary Review, Two Serious Ladies, Tupelo Quarterly Jubliat and The... Read More →
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Chard deNiord

Chard deNiord is the Poet Laureate of Vermont and author of six books of poetry, including Interstate, (The University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015), The Double Truth (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011), Night Mowing (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005), Sharp Golden Thorn (Mar... Read More →
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Stuart Kestenbaum

Stuart Kestenbaum is the author of four collections of poems, Pilgrimage (Coyote Love Press), House of Thanksgiving, Prayers and Run-on Sentences and Only Now (all Deerbrook Editions), and a collection of essays The View From Here (Brynmorgen Press).  The director of the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts from 1988 until 2015, he has written and spoken widely on craft making and creativity, and his poems and writing have appeared in numerous small press publications and magazines including Tikkun, the Sun, the Beloit Poetry Journal, and on Garrison... Read More →


Saturday May 6, 2017 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Hawthorne Hotel Sofia's Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970

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