Special Events, Weekend Festivals
Friday, May 2, 2014 from 7:30pm - 9:15pm
Location: Peabody Essex Museum
PEM and the city of Salem welcome the sixth-annual Massachusetts Poetry Festival.
Readings by Philip Levine and Carol Ann Duffy
7:30-9:15 pm | Atrium
Reservations required at masspoetry.org
Kick off the festival with two world-class poets with powerful voices. Pulitzer Prize winning American poet Philip Levine is known for examining hardship in poems of working-class Detroit. Britain's Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, called a "superstar" by The Guardian, is the first woman, first Scot and first openly LGBT poet to hold the position.
Made possible by the Lowell Institute
This is a 3 day event that continues on Saturday, May 3, and Sunday, May 4