Mass Poetry supports poets and poetry in Massachusetts. We help to broaden the audience of poetry readers, bring poetry to readers of all ages and transform people’s lives through inspiring verse. We are a 501(c)(3) organization.
Years before she published a book of her poems, the Massachusetts native created a poetry reading series in Cambridge that was an instant hit and soon became a literary institution. The influential, popular Blacksmith House Poetry Series that Mazur started in 1973 and managed for 29 years continues to this day.
The name Anne Dudley Bradstreet is not recognized by enough Americans. Who was she? Why celebrate her life? Read on, discover the mystery, the magic that was the first female English - language poet published from the New World…
The ninth Massachusetts Poetry Festival will be held May 5 - May 7, 2017 in beautiful downtown Salem, Massachusetts.
The submission period for the festival is now open. You may submit your proposal here. The period will run until October 30.