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Sunday, May 7 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Kenyon Review & Memorious.org: The New to Massachusetts Poetry Reading

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Join local editors from the Kenyon Review and Memorious for a contributor reading welcoming to Massachusetts poets Natalie Shapero, who has joined the faculty at Tufts University; Oliver de la Paz, who has joined the faculty at the College of the Holy Cross; Lillian-Yvonne Bertram; and Kent Shaw, who has joined the faculty at Wheaton College. We will also be celebrating new poetry collections from Lloyd Schwartz and Natalie Shapero.

Moderators
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Rebecca Morgan Frank

Editor, Memorious: A Journal of New Verse & Fiction
Rebecca Morgan Frank is the author of The Spokes of Venus (Carnegie Mellon 2016)and Little Murders Everywhere (Salmon 2012), finalist for the 2013 Kate Tufts Discovery Award; her third collection, Sometimes We're All Living in a Foreign Country, is forthcoming from Carnegie Mello... Read More →

Speakers
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Lillian-Yvonne Bertram

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, UMASS Boston
LILLIAN-YVONNE BERTRAM is a 2017-2018 recipient of a Harvard University Woodberry Poetry Room Creative Grant, and a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Poetry Fellowship. Her third book, _Personal Science_ is available from Tupelo Press. Her first book, _But a S... Read More →
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Oliver de la Paz

Associate Professor, College of the Holy Cross
Oliver de la Paz is the author of four collections of poetry: Names Above Houses, Furious Lullaby, Requiem for the Orchard, and Post Subject: A Fable. He also co-edited A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry. A founding member, Oliver serves as the... Read More →
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Natalie Shapero

Professor of the Practice of Poetry, Tufts University
Natalie Shapero is the Professor of the Practice of Poetry at Tufts University and an editor at large of the Kenyon Review. She is the author of the poetry collections Hard Child (Copper Canyon, 2017) and No Object (Saturnalia, 2013). Natalie's writing has appeared in The Nation... Read More →
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Kent Shaw

Assistant Professor, Wheaton College
My first book, Calenture, was published in 2008. My poems have appeared in The Believer, Ploughshares, Boston Review, and elsewhere. I am an Assistant Professor at Wheaton College in Massachusetts.


Sunday May 7, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
PEM Create Space 1 Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970

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