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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

Writer/teacher.
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 professor in the Creative Arts and Learning Division at Lesley University. Her areas of interest include arts and education, contemporary American poetry, African-American poetry, Caribbean literature and studies, and literary translation. Her poems h... 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. Hi... Read More →


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

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