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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.

Moderators
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Jennifer Jean

Co-director, Morning Garden Artist Retreats
Jennifer Jean is a poet, educator, activist, and consummate "literary citizen." Her debut poetry collection is The Fool (Big Table); her poetry chapbooks include: In the War, and The Archivist. Jennifer’s newest manuscript, titled OBJECT, was a finalist for the 2016 Green Mountains... Read More →

Speakers
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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

Director of Sales & Marketing, Tupelo Press
Marie Gauthier is the author of Hunger All Inside (FLP, 2009). Her poems have appeared in The Common, Cave Wall, Poetry Northwest, and elsewhere. A 2008 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize recipient, she lives with her family in Shelburne Falls, MA where she works for Tupelo Press... 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
PEM Morse Auditorium Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970

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