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Saturday, May 6 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
The State of Poetry

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A diverse panel of poets will engage in a free flowing discussion about the state of poetry today: who gets published (and who doesn’t), the impact of new technologies, trends in craft, and poets and poetry’s connection to the events and to the social context of our times. Hosted by Jennifer Jean.

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Jennifer Jean

Program Manager, 24PearlStreet Online Writing Program at FAWC
Jennifer Jean’s poetry collections include VOZ and The Fool, as well as Object Lesson which is about sex-trafficking and objectification in America. Her teaching resource is Object Lesson: a Guide to Writing Poetry and she's a co-editor and co-translator of an anthology in development... Read More →

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Kazim Ali

Kazim Ali is a poet, essayist, fiction writer and translator. His books include several volumes of poetry, including Sky Ward, winner of the Ohioana Book Award in Poetry​; ​The Far Mosque, winner of Alice James Books' New England/New York Award; The Fortieth Day; All One's... Read More →
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Marie Gauthier

Senior Marketing Project Manager, Pioneer Valley Books
Marie Gauthier’s debut full-length poetry collection, Leave No Wake, was published by Pine Row Press in April 2022. She works as the senior marketing project manager at Pioneer Valley Books. She is a Franklin County regional representative for Mass Poetry, runs the Collected P... Read More →
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Rigoberto González

Rigoberto González is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Unpeopled Eden, which won the Lambda Literary Award and the Lenore Marshall Prize from the Academy of American Poets. His ten books of prose include two bilingual children's books, the three young adult novels... Read More →

Saturday May 6, 2017 3:15pm - 4:30pm EDT
PEM Morse Auditorium Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970