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Sunday, May 7 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
A Life in Retrospect: History Comes Calling

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While we write , history is moving on with or without us. We will read poems that respond to what is happening in the world around us. To weave the personal with the political- but not to be polemic-- that is the work of poets everywhere. Three poets who write out of their times as well as their hearts will present.

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Kathleen Spivack

Kathleen Spivack is the author of "Unspeakable Things," published by A.Knopf, 2016. Her last book was "With Robert Lowell and His Circle: Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, Elizabeth Bishop, Stanley Kunitz and Others" (University Press of New England, 2012.) She’s published eight other... 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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Myles Gordon

Myles Gordon's book, Inside The Splintered Wood (Tebot Bach) was named a "Must read" 2014 by the Massachusetts Center For The Book. He is a past winner of the Grolier Poetry Prize, the Evening Street Press Chapbook Competition, and an honorable mention for the AWP Intro Award. His... Read More →

Sunday May 7, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Hawthorne Hotel Library Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970