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    13th Boston National Poetry Month Festival

    Presented by tapestry of voices at Boston Public Library, Rabb Auditorium

    April 5 - April 7, 2013


    13th Boston National Poetry Month Festival

    More than 60 major & emerging poets will read--from famous, to high school students. The Festival starts Friday noon with 10 Keynote poets, including: 2012 National Book Award winner David Ferry; Daniel Tobin; Afaa M. Weaver, and Kathleen Spivack. Poets reading Sat. & Sun. include: National Poetry Slam Winner Regie O. Gibson; Fred Marchant; Rep. Denise Provost, Lucy Holstedt; Doug Holder; Lawrence Kessenich; CD Collins; Ifeanyi Menkiti, and Boston Poet Laureate Sam Cornish. OPEN MIC Saturday AND Sunday. FREE workshop with Tom Daley on Sunday. Book tables with work by many featured poets. "Who will your favorite poets be THIS year?"

    Boston Public Library, Rabb Auditorium

    700 Boylston Street
    Boston, MA 02116

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    Friday, noon-4:00pm Saturday, 10:00am-4:40pm Sunday, 1:00pm-4:40pm

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    • Event Name: 13th Boston National Poetry Month Festival
      4 out of 5 stars rating "Quality and diversity!"
      Review posted by: Kirk Etherton from Somerville, MA, Mar 26, 2013

      I went to this poetry fest. last year. Everyone was good or great. High school students were exceptional. Performance poet Regie Gibson is always 1st-rate. Some other favorites: Richard Hoffman,... Expand

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