Saturday, March 20, 2010

Boston National Poetry Month Festival: Save the Dates!

(Read my article at P&W on last year’s event.)

Boston National Poetry Month Festival

Save the Dates!
Saturday, April 10 – 10 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.
OPEN MIKE: 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Sunday, April 11 – 1:10 to 4:30 p.m.

The Festival will be held at the library’s main branch in Copley Square.
FREE ADMISSION

CO-SPONSORS: Tapestry of Voices & Kaji Aso Studio in partnership with the Boston Public Library

*56 Major and Emerging poets will each do a ten minute reading; ALSO*

Featuring six extraordinarily talented prize-winning high school students: who will open the festival at 10 a.m. Boston’s Poet Laureate Sam Cornish will open the formal part of the festival.

POETRY MARATHON
Some of the many luminaries include Sam Cornish, Diana Der Hovanessian, Richard Wollman, Jennifer Barber, Afaa M. Weaver, Barbara Helfgott-Hyett, Alfred Nicole, Ellen Steinbaum, Doug Holder, Charles Coe, Kathleen Spivack, Ryk McIntyre, Elizabeth McKim, Regie O’Gibson, Kate Finnegan, Michael Bialis, Susan Donnelly,John Ziemba, (Kaji Aso Studio), Sandee Story, CD Collins, Marc Goldfinger, Gloria Mindock, Tim Gager, Diana Saenz, Stuart Peterfreund, Valerie Lawson, Tom Daley, Molly Watt, Ifeanyi Menkiti, Mark Pawlak, Lainie Senechal, Harris Gardner, Joanna Nealon, Richard Hoffman, Susan Donnelly, Irene Koronas, Robert K. Johnson, and a plethora of other prize winning poets.

This popular tradition is one of the largest events in Boston’s contribution to National Poetry Month. FREE ADMISSION !!!

FOR INFORMATION: Tapestry of Voices: 617-306-9484 or 617-723-3716

1 comment:

Jessie Carty said...

i love that libraries are still taking the time to do poetry day :)

i'll be going to one at the Morganton, NC Public Library the same day. Much smaller affair but still really looking forward to it!

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