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Sunday, May 7 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Arrows Dipped in Honey:How Poetry Hurts a Wounded World Into Healing

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This panel will explore the ways in which poetry sparks multiple activisms. From environmental to feminism to the recurring and insistent issues of race, we will examine the historical and current uses and forms of poetry to shed light on our human darkness, and the various ways poets have demanded personal, public, and political change through languages and stances of protest, engagement, and witness.

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Deborah Leipziger

Author. Advisor. Poet
Deborah Leipziger is an author, poet, and advisor on sustainability and regeneration. She advises companies, organizations, and governments all over the world. Her chapbook, Flower Map, was published by Finishing Line Press. Born in Brazil, Ms. Leipziger is the author of several books... Read More →

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Richard Cambridge

I'm looking for an agent for my novel, RIDE (61K words) — a coming of age story, set in the Nineties—an odyssey through fifty years of American culture. Think “My Generation” with a radical twist.Two days before a scheduled reading more than a thousand miles away, a poet’s... Read More →
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Danielle Georges

Professor, Lesley University
Danielle Legros Georges is a writer, poet, editor, and translator. She is the author of two books of poetry, Maroon and The Dear Remote Nearness of You, the chapbook Letters from Congo, and is the editor of City of Notions: An Anthology of Contemporary Boston Poems. She teaches at... Read More →
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Regie Gibson

Regie Gibson is a poet, songwriter, author, workshop facilitator, and educator. Gibson and his work appear in the film Love Jones, based largely on events in his life. In 1999 he performed for the award-winning Traffic Series at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theater where he adapted the... Read More →
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Leah Meryl Harmon

Leah Meryl Harmon was born in Boston Massachusetts. She attended Berklee Collage of Music, and The University of Massachusetts Boston, earning her BA with a concentration in poetry and a minor in art history. She is a singer/ songwriter. She currently lives in the Boston area where... Read More →

Sunday May 7, 2017 10:15am - 11:15am EDT
Connect PEM Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970