The Massachusetts Poetry Festival will be held from May 4 to May 6 in downtown Salem. The festival features workshops, panels, readings, music, visual arts presentations, and a book fair featuring small presses and literary magazines. Participating poets include Kaveh Akbar, Duy Doan, Jeffrey Harrison, Dorianne Laux, Erika Meitner, Carl Phillips, Sonia Sanchez, and Nicole Sealey. The cost of admission is $20 ($7 for seniors and students); workshops are an additional $10 each. Visit the website for more information.
Massachusetts Poetry Festival, 15 Channel Center Street, Suite 103, Boston, MA 02210.