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My newest poetry collection The Fool is now available for purchase: HERE.

 

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Readings & Events in 2017


*December 14th-22nd Basra/Boston Project - residency in Dubai (in collaboration with Iraqi women artists); for info visit: Her Story Is; or, for past residency info, visit: Basra/Boston Project.

 

*October 12th- November 16th Free2Write Poetry Workshops for Trauma Survivors at the Cambridge Women's Center; in Cambridge, MA; for info visit: the Free2Write website.

 

*October 6th-9th Morning Garden Artist Retreat (co-director); in Gloucester, MA; for info visit: MG Retreats.

 

*September 23rd - @ 1:30pm; "The Line: Have We Crossed It?" a panel featuring Jennifer Jean, JD Scrimgeour, Kevin McKlellen, & Jennifer Martelli @ The New Hampshire Poetry Festival in Manchester, NH; for more info visit: NH Poetry Fest

 

*September 23rd - @ 9:15am; "From the Mothership: Mom Egg Review 15th Anniversary Reading," a panel featuring Jennifer Jean, January O'Neil, Kyle Potvin, & Jennifer Martelli @ The New Hampshire Poetry Festival in Manchester, NH; for more info visit: NH Poetry Fest

 

*August 26th @ 11am; Poetry Reading featuring Jennifer Jean @ The Hollihock Writers Conference; in New Bedford, MA; for info visit: Hollihock.

 

*August 25th @ 3pm; "The Transformative Power of Poetry," a panel featuring Jennifer Jean, Kathi Aguero, Jan Freeman, & Julia Lisella @ The Hollihock Writers Conference; in New Bedford, MA; for info visit: Hollihock.

 

*June 9th-11th Morning Garden Artist Retreat (co-director); in Gloucester, MA; for info visit: MG Retreats.

 

*May 7th @ 10:15am; "What's Your Literary Lineage?" at the Mass Poetry Festival; Old Town Hall; in Salem, MA; for info visit: Mass Poetry.

 

*May 6th @ 3:15pm; "The State of Poetry" at the Mass Poetry Festival; at the Peabody Essex Museaum; in Salem, MA; for info visit: Mass Poetry.

 

*May 6th @ 11am; "Metaphor in Poetry, a Life Vest in the Silence of Trauma" at the Mass Poetry Festival; at the Hawthorne Hotel Library; in Salem, MA; for info visit: Mass Poetry.

 

*April 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th, @ 7pm; "Get to Know the Festival Poets! a Lecture Series" @ the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, MA; for more info go to the Peabody Institute Library.

 

*March TBA "The Four Jennifers" - Featured Reader @ Trident Books, in Boston MA; for more info email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*February 25th "The Poetry of Lucille Clifton presented by Jennifer Jean" @ Poets on Poetry, hosted by Connecticut Poetry Society @ the Hartford Public Library, in Hartford CT; for more info visit the CT Poetry Society.

 

*February 8th-11th the AWP Conference in Washington DC (events TBA); for more info, visit AWP.

 

*February 3rd @ TBA; Featured Reader at Chapter and Verse @ the Jamaica Pond Poets series in Jamaica Plain, MA; for more info go to Chapter and Verse.

 

*January 29th Featured Reader at the Voices of Poetry Series @ the Eldredge Public Library in Chatham MA; for more info visit the VOCpage.

 

*January 10th Writers Without Borders - Wyman Re-entry Program - Guest Lecturer - in Mattapan MA; for more info email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

Readings & Events in 2016


*December 15th the Mass Poetry Festival's Student Day of Poetry @ UMASS Boston; for more info go to Mass Poetry.

 

*November 13th @ 5pm @ Eastern Point Lit House - Book Club (moderated by Jennifer Jean on Tracy K. Smith's Life on Mars, at Duckworth's Bistrot, at 197 East Main St., Gloucester, MA; for more info visit: Eastern Point Lit House; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*November 10th the Mass Poetry Festival's Student Day of Poetry @ Salem State University in Salem, MA; for more info go to Mass Poetry.

 

*November 7th the Mass Poetry Festival's Student Day of Poetry @ Burlington Highschool in Burlington, MA; for more info go to Mass Poetry.

 

*November 2nd @ 7pm @ Speak Up! (featured reader) @ The Walnut Street Cafe in Lynn, MA; for more info visit: Speak UP events; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*Octboer 18th @ 7pm; The First and Last Word Poetry Series @ The Armory in Somerville, MA; for more info go to Arts at the Armory.

 

*October 17th @ 7pm; The 82 Main Street Poetry Series @ The Peabody Institute Library @ 82 Main St., Peabody, MA; for more info go to The Peabody Institute Library.

 

*October 7th-9th; Morning Garden Artists Retreat (I'll be co-directing the program) in Gloucester, MA; for more info visit: our retreat website; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*September 24th - "Is There Anybody Out There?" a panel featuring Jennifer Jean, January O'Neil, Kirun Kapur, & Jennifer Martelli @ The New Hampshire Poetry Festival in Manchester, NH; for more info visit: NH Poetry Fest; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*September 18th @ 5pm @ Eastern Point Lit House - Book Club (moderated by Jennifer Jean on Tracy K. Smith's Life on Mars, at Duckworth's Bistrot, at 197 East Main St., Gloucester, MA; for more info visit: Eastern Point Lit House; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*August 5th @ 6pm; Women Artists and Writers: Compassion, Creativity, and Courage @ Porter Mill Studios @ 95 Rantoul St., Beverly, MA; for more info go to The Compassion Anthology.

 

*June 24th @ 2pm; Provincetown Portuguese Festival: Poetry Reading @ The Harbor Lounge @ 359 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA; for more info go to The Portuguese Festival.

 

*May 13th-15th; Morning Garden Artists Retreat (I'll be co-directing the program) in Gloucester, MA; for more info visit: our retreat website; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*April 30th @ 3:15-4:30pm; the Mass Poetry Festival presents "The State of Poetry" w/ Sandra Beasley, Ada Limon, Gregory Pardlo & more (I'm the event producer/facilitator) @ the PEM Morse Auditorium in Salem, MA; for more info visit the Festival 2016 Schedule.

 

*April 30th @ 11am-12pm; the Mass Poetry Festival presents "All That You Touch You Change: Mother Poets Read Poems About Change" @ the Hawthorne Hotel Library in Salem, MA; for more info visit the Festival 2016 Schedule.

 

*April 6th-April 27th (four weeks) @ 10am-11am; The Peabody Institute Library presents: "Get to Know the Festival Poets!" with Jennifer Jean (Mass Poetry Festival 2016 poets to be discussed: TBA) @ 82 Main Street Peabody, MA; for more info visit the The Peabody Institute Library website

 

*March 31st-April 3rd @ 9am-1pm; AWP bookfair table #1211: Talking Writing Magazine & Solstice Magazine @ the Associated Writers Program Conference, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA; for more info: www.awpwriter.org

 

*March 17th @ 6:30pm; "Artopia": a PEM/PM event sponsored by the Peabody Essex Museum & Creative Salem, at the PEM, in Salem MA; for more info: visit ARTOPIA

 

*February 14th @ 3pm @ Calliope--a Poetry Community reading & fundraiser featuring Jennifer Jean & Danielle Georges @ The West Falmouth Library in West Falmouth, MA; for more info visit: Calliope; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*February 9th @ 7pm @ the Newton Free Library Poetry Series featuring Jennifer Jean & Doug Holder & Chris Reilly @ The Newton Free Library in Newton, MA; for more info visit: the NFL Poetry Series; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

Readings & Events in 2015


*October 1st; "Wild Women, Wild Nights" (a panel w/ Jennifer Jean, Kirun Kapur, & Jennifer Martelli) @ the Amherst Poetry Festival in Amherst, MA; for more info visit: Emily Dickinson Museum website; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*September 19th - The Poetry of Lost Voices: a panel featuring Jennifer Jean, January O'Neil, & Kirun Kapur @ The New Hampshire Poetry Festival in Manchester, NH; for more info visit: NH Poetry Fest; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*September 16th @ 7pm @ Speak Up! (featured reader) @ The Walnut Street Cafe in Lynn, MA; for more info visit: Speak UP events; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*September 11th @ 7pm @ Brookline Booksmith's BASH #33 (with Andy Stallings & Daniel Khalastchi) in Brookline, MA; for more info visit: Booksmith Events; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*August 1st @ 7pm @ Eastern Point Lit House reading featuring Jennifer Jean, Sarah Sousa, & Ruth Maassen in Gloucester, MA; for more info visit: Eastern Point Lit House; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*July 16th @ 7pm @ The Warrior Writers of Boston (featured reader) in Cambridge, MA; for more info visit: Warrior Writers; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*May 20th @ 7pm @ Porter Square Books (featured reader w/ Ralph Pennel & Kevin McLellen) in Cambridge, MA; for more info visit: Porter Square; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*May 8th-10th; Morning Garden Artists Retreat (I'll be co-directing the program) in Gloucester, MA; for more info visit: our retreat website; or, email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*May 2nd @ 3:15pm; Mass Poetry Festival presents "The State of Poetry" w/ Denise Duhamel, Martin Farawell, & others TBA (I'm the event producer/facilitator) @ the PEM in Salem, MA; for more info visit the Festival 2015 Schedule.

 

*May 2nd @ 11am; Mass Poetry Festival presents "Getting It Done: on Adjunct Poets" (panelist) with Jill McDonough, Nicole Terez Dutton, & Alyssa Mazzarella, @ the PEM in the East India Marine Hall in Salem, MA; for more info visit the Festival 2015 Schedule.

 

*April 26th @ 6:30pm; Mom Egg Review: Lucky 13 Launch @ (le) poisson rouge, 158 Bleeker Streeet, New York NY; for more info visit the (le) poisson rouge website

 

*April 11th @ 9am; AWP presents: The Politics of Empathy, featuring T. Geronimo Johnson, Matthew Salesses, Prageeta Sharma, Aimee Phan, & Jennifer Jean @ Associated Writers Program Conference, Minneapolis Convention Center, Room M100 F&G, Mezzanine Level, Minneapolis MN; for more info: www.awpwriter.org

 

*April 9th @ 1:30am; AWP presents: Teaching Without a Net--Resources for Teachers of Non-traditional Communities, featuring Jill McDonough, Fred Marchant, Katy Ryan, Julie Batten (& I'm the producer & moderator) @ Associated Writers Program Conference, Minneapolis Convention Center. Room 205 C&D, Level 2, Minneapolis MN; for more info: www.awpwriter.org

 

*April 1st-April 22nd (four weeks) @ 10am-11am; The Groundbreaking Poetry Series presents: "Get to Know the Festival Poets!" with Jennifer Jean (Mass Poetry 2015 poets to be discussed: Rita Dove, Jorie Graham, Edward Hirsch, and Adrian Matejka.) @ The Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main Street Peabody, MA (2nd floor Tech Lab); for more info visit the The Peabody Institute Library website

 

*March 21st; 4-6pm; Voices of Poetry--Words of Love (featured reader) @ Main Street Wine & Gourmet @ 42 Main St, Orleans MA; for more info, visit: the Facebook event page

 

*March 7th @ 2-4pm; What Makes a Poem Great: Poets Share Their Favorite Poems (panelist) @ The Salem Athenaeum @ 337 Essex St, Salem, MA; for more info go to: the Athenaeum event page.

 

 

Readings & Events in 2014


*November 8th @ 6pm; Mr. Hip Presents @ The UFORGE Gallery in Jamaica Plain, Boston MA; for more info go to: Mr. Hip Presents!

 

*September 16th @ 7:30; Salem State University Writers Series Reading: Featured Reader @ The Athenaeum @ 337 Essex St, Salem, MA; for more info go to: http://www.salemstate.edu/arts/

 

*August 1st @ 7pm; DIRE Reading Series: Featured Reader @ The Out of the Blue Gallery @ 106 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA; for more info go to www.direreader.com//

 

*July 24th @ TBA; Art Grows Here: Poetry Reading @ TBA in Wenham, MA; for more info go to Art Grows Here.

 

*June 27th @ 3pm; Provincetown Portuguese Festival: Poetry Reading @ The Harbor Lounge @ 359 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA; for more info go to The Portuguese Festival.

 

*June 25th @ 4:30pm; William Joiner Institute Writers Workshops: Faculty Reading @ The Out of the Blue Gallery @ 106 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA; for more info go to William Joiner Institute

 

*June 20th 2-4pm@ pm; William Joiner Institute Writers Workshops: Panelist ("Working with Vulnerable Populations") @ UMASS Boston, MA; for more info go to William Joiner Institute

 

*June 7th @ 1pm; Boston River Festival: Poetry Reading @ The Poetry Tent in University Park on Sidney Street between Mass Ave & Pilgrim St. in Boston, MA; for more info www.cambridgema.gov/arts/

 

*May 16th-18th; Morning Garden Writers Retreat (I'll be directing the program) @ 190 Western Avenue, Gloucester, MA; for more info email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*May 3rd; Mass Poetry Festival presents "The State of Poetry" with TBA (I'm the event producer & panel facilitator) @ The Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA; for more info visit the Festival 2014 Schedule

 

*May 2nd-4th (date/time TBA); Mass Poetry Festival presents "Impossible Love, Impossible Beauty: a workshop" @ The Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA; for more info visit the Festival 2014 Schedule

 

*April 21st @ 7pm; Stone Soup Poetry Series--Featured Reader @ The Out of the Blue Gallery in Cambridge, MA; for more info The Stone Soup blog

 

*March 25th-April 29th (six weeks) @ 12:30pm-1:30pm; The Groundbreaking Poetry Series presents: "Get to Know the Festival Poets!" with Jennifer Jean (Mass Poetry 2014 poets to be discussed: Phil Levine, Rhina Espaillat, Carol Ann > Duffy, Li-Young Li, Susan Rich, and Cornelius Eady) @ The Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main Street Peabody, MA ; for more info visit the The Peabody Institute Library website

 

*March 22nd 11am-2pm; Calliope--Poetry Craft Workshops presents: "Impossible Love/Impossible Beauty" with Jennifer Jean; West Falmouth Library in West Falmouth; for more info visit The Calliope Workshop page, or email: alicekociemba@verizon.net

 

*March 21st Mass Poetry Festival 2014 Student Day of Poetry; workshop facilitator; @ UMASS Boston in Boston, MA; for more info email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*March 20th @ 7pm @ The Grolier Poetry Bookshop; I'm a feature reader with Nicole Terez Dutton; 6 Plympton St, Cambridge, MA; for more info email: grolierpoetry@verizon.net

 

*March 18th @ 6:30pm; The First & Last Word Poetry Series--Featured Reader @ The Center for Arts at the Armory; 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA; for more info go to www.artsatthearmory.org/

 

*March 15th; time: TBA; Brockton Poetry Reading Series--Featured Reader; Brockton, MA; for more info visit: www.brocktonarts.org/, or email: brocktonpoetry@comcast.net

 

*March 5th; 7pm; Speak-Up! Featured Reader; @ Walnut Street Cafe, 157 Walnut St., Lynn MA; for more info email: toledogoat@aol.com

 

*Feb 27th; 6-8pm; Naugatuck River Review group reading @ AWP Conference (off-site event) @ Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub, 1916 Post Alley, Pike Place Market Seattle, WA; for more info email: naugatuckriver@aol.com

 

*Feb 6th; 8-9am; Endicott College--Featured Guest Lecturer; Beverly, MA; for more info email: ibbetsonpress@msn.com

 

Readings & Events in 2013


*Dec 17th @ 7pm; Ibbettson Magazine presents: Issue #33 & #34; Contributors reading; @ 90 Lafayette Street, Suite 204, Salem, MA; The Center for Arts at the Armory in Room B8, 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA; for more info email: tapestryofvoices@yahoo.com

 

*Dec 13th @ 7pm; Zymbol Magazine presents: Prose, Verse & Wassail; Contributors reading; @ 90 Lafayette Street, Suite 204, Salem, MA; for more info email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*Dec 12th ALL DAY; Mass Poetry's: Student Day of Poetry; workshop facilitator: "Celebrity Persona Poems!" @ Newburyport High School, Newburyport, MA; for more info email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*Dec 6th @ 7pm; BOOK RELEASE PARTY for THE FOOL!!!; @ The Center for Arts at the Armory in Room B8, 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA; for more info email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*Nov 2nd @ 1:30pm; Featured Reader @ The Mom Egg in Mass. sponsored by Cervena Barva Press @ The Center for Arts at the Armory in Room B8, 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA; for more info email: editor@cervenabarvapress.com

 

*Oct 26th; WFWP Leadership Conference panel presenter for "Overcoming Personal Barriers & Building Confidence" @ the Univ. of Maryland in College Park, MD; for more info email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*Oct 12th-14th; Morning Garden Writers Retreat (I'll be directing the program) @ 190 Western Avenue, Gloucester, MA; for more info email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*Oct 1st: begins a 5 week course on Tuesdays @ 12:30-2:30 pm; "Writing in Form" @ The Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main Street Peabody, MA ; for more info visit the The Peabody Institute Library Calendar of Events

 

*Sept 28th @ 1pm; Featured Reader with 100 thousand Poets for Change @ The Dedham TV Studios, 502 Sprague Street, Dedham, MA ; for more info contact the Dedham Poet Society for more info email: c.reilly@usa.com

 

*June 21st-23rd; Morning Garden Writers Retreat (I'll be directing the program) @ 190 Western Avenue, Gloucester, MA; for more info email: jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*June 12th @ 7 pm; Featured Reader @ The Robert Frost Foundation's Poetry Hoot, @ Cafe Azteca, 180 Common Street, Lawrence, MA ; for more info email: frostfoundation@gmail.com

 

*May 8th @ 11am; The Arabian Nights: an Introduction (lecture) @ The Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main Street Peabody, MA ; for more info email: unger@noblenet.org

 

*May 4th @ 4 pm; Mass Poetry Festival presents "The State of Poetry" with Jen Banka, Danielle Georges, Janaka Stucky, & Lloyd Schwartz (I'm the event producer & panel facilitator) @ The Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA; for more info visit the Festival 2013 Schedule

 

*April 13th @ 7 pm; Featured Reader @ Cervena Barva Press Reading Series (with Enzo Surin), @ The Center for Arts at the Armory in Room B8, 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA; for more info email: editor@cervenabarvapress.com

 

*March 7th @ 10:30 am; Lessons from the Field: Poetry Festivals & Building Community, featuring reps from Geraldine Dodge Festival & Mass Poetry Festival (Jennifer Jean moderates) @ Associated Writers Program Conference (AWP), Hynes Convention Center rm 210, Boston, MA; for more info visit: www.awpwriter.org

 

Readings & Events in 2012


*March 23rd @ 7-9 pm; Mass Poetry Festival Fundraiser featuring Rhina Espaillat, Fred Marchant, & Afaa Michael Weaver (Jennifer Jean is event producer & MC) @ The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby, Salem, MA; for more info go to www.masspoetry.com

 

*April 22nd @ 4-5 pm; Mass Poetry Festival presents "The State of Poetry" with Richard Hoffman, Charles Coe, Joseph Legaspi, & Susan Rich (Jennifer Jean is event producer & panel facilitator) @ PEM Cetology, Salem, MA; for more info visit the Festival 2012 Schedule

 

*April 22nd @ 7:30-9:15 pm; Mass Poetry Festival presents "Festival Features: Joy Harjo, Nikky Finney, & Wesley McNair" (Jennifer Jean is event producer) @ PEM Morse Auditorium, Salem, MA; for more info visit the Festival 2012 Schedule

 

*May 1st @ 7-8:30 pm; The History of Poetry Lecture Series presents: "Eco-Poetry" with Jennifer Jean @ The Sutton Room in The Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main Street Peabody, MA ; for more info visit the The Peabody Institute Library Calendar of Events

 

*June 3rd @ 5pm; Intersections in the Arts: on Poetry, Film & Music (video poems with Jennifer Jean, Sebastien Jean, & Joe Perry); hosted by The Salem Arts Festival @ Gulu Gulu Cafe; 247 Essex Street, Salem, MA; for more info go to www.salemartsfestival.com/

 

*June 7th @ 7-9 pm; Featured Reader on Poetry Thursdays @ The Coffee Loft, 406 Lincoln St, Marlborough, MA; for more info go to www.coffee-loft.com

 

*Sept 15th @ 8-10 pm; Featured Reader @ The Theatre of Words & Music @ The Gathering, 406 on Essex St. in Salem, MA; for more info go to The Theatre of Words & Music

 

*Sept 29th @ 1pm; Featured Reader with 100 thousand Poets for Change @ The Dedham TV Studios, 502 Sprague Street, Dedham, MA ; for more info go to www.artsboston.org

 

*Oct 17th @ 11am; The History of Poetry Lecture Series presents: "Lucille Clifton: Contemporary Poet" with Jennifer Jean @ The Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main Street Peabody, MA ; for more info visit the The Peabody Institute Library website

 


Readings & Events in 2011


*Feb 13th @ 12:30 pm; POETRY: The Art of Words, 11 North St, Plymouth, MA; featured with composer/performer Sebastien Jean; for more info go to www.ptaow.com

 

*March 3rd @ 8 pm; The Women Musicians Network 14th Annual Concert featuring Fishwife Music at the Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA; for more info go to www.berkleebpc.com

 

*March 8th @ 10:30am; The Groundbreaking Poetry Series will feature my lecture on Sylvia Plath's Ariel poems at the Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main Street, Peabody MA; for more info email unger@noblenet.org

 

*March 17th @ 7 pm; Thursday's Theatre of Words & Music hosts a fundraiser for the 2011 Massachusetts Poetry Festival featuring poet Lloyd Schwartz & composer/performer Sebastien Jean at the Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex Street, Salem MA; for more info go to www.masspoetry.org/

 

*April 4th @ 8 pm; Stone Soup; 106 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA; for more info go to www.stonesouoppoetry.blogspot.com/

 

*April 12th @ 7 pm; The Robert Frost Foundation Poetry Hoot at the Cafe Azteca; 180 Common Street, Lawrence, MA; reading with poet January O'Neil; for more info go to www.frostfoundation.org/

 

*May 13th @ 5:30 pm; Mass Poetry Festival presents "Northshore Poets in the Round" (a group reading); @ the Salem Athenaeum @ 337 Essex Street, Salem, MA; for more info go to www.masspoetry.org/

 

*May 14th @ 4:30 pm; Mass Poetry Festival presents "The Life of a Poet" (a panel presentation); @ the House of the Seven Gables -- room #2 @ 115 Derby Street, Salem, MA; for more info go to www.masspoetry.org/

 

*June 4th @ 2 pm; Salem Arts Festival presents "Fishwife Tales: the music" (collaborative performance); @ The Gallery in Museum Place Mall @ One East India Square, Salem, MA; for more info go to www.salemartsfestival.com

 

*June 6th @ 1 pm; Peace Poetry Festival @ the Marblehead Veterans Middle School (presentation) in Marblehead, MA.

 

*August 25th @ 7-9 pm; Mark's Speakeasy Cafe (featured reader); @ 70 Main Street in Plymouth, NH.

 

*September 23rd-25th; the Salem Literary Festival presents "My Poetry Crush" (panel facilitator & presenter); in Salem, MA; for more info go to www.salemlitfest.com

 

*October 2nd; the Joy Source's Woman’s Day of Inspiration presents "From Darkness to Light: One Woman’s Inspiring Journey to Hope and Healing” (keynote speaker); @ the Peabody Marriot; Peabody, MA; for more info go to www.joysource.com

 

*November 8th @ 10:30am; The Groundbreaking Poetry Series will feature my lecture on Anne Sexton @ the Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main Street, Peabody MA; for more info email unger@noblenet.org

 

*November 11th @ 7pm; Almonds & Apples: New Books by Jennifer Jean & Margaret Young; in the Overlook at the Center for the Arts at Endicott College; 346 Hale Street, Beverly MA; for more info email jennifer@fishwifetales.com

 

*November 15th @ 6:30 pm; The First & Last Word Poetry Series at the Center for Arts at the Armory; 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA; reading with poets Mary Bonina and John Flynn; for more info go to www.artsatthearmory.org/

 

*December 29th @ 2-4pm; Lovin Life Arts & Culture Symposium presents "How to Publish Your Poetry" @ The Lovin Life Learning Center @ 43rd Street, New York, NY.

 

 

Poetry is to philosophy what the Sabbath is to the rest of the week. 

~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare