The Massachusetts Poetry Festival was held from May 5 to May 7 in downtown Salem. The festival featured workshops, panels, readings, music, visual arts presentations, and a book fair featuring small presses and literary magazines. Participating poets include Kazim Ali, Andrea Cohen, Cornelius Eady, Ross Gay, Louise Glück, Rigoberto González, Eileen Myles, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Emily Pettit, Tom Sleigh, Dara Wier. The cost of admission was $20 ($7 for seniors and students); workshops were an additional $10 each. Visit the website for more information.
Massachusetts Poetry Festival, 15 Channel Center Street, Suite 103, Boston, MA 02210.