13th Boston National Poetry Month Festival
Presented by tapestry of voices at Boston Public Library, Rabb Auditorium
April 5 - April 7, 2013
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?"