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January, 2017 MA Arts Highlights

Congratulations to poet, publisher, and human rights activist Gloria Mindock, newly named Poet Laureate of Somerville, Massachusetts!

http://www.thesomervilletimes.com/archives/73019

 

Check out:

First and Last Word Poetry (a once-per-month poetry reading series) which she co-hosts at the Armory.  $4 cover. Craft beers and food available for purchase.

http://artsatthearmory.org/events/first-and-last-word-poetry-2-2017-02-21/

Cervena Barva Press Newsletter:

http://www.cervenabarvapress.com/newsletter.htm

 

February 2017 Highlights

This essay on intersectional solidarity, written after the Women’s March, is by a Massachusetts Black Lives Matter activist and poet whom I greatly respect.

View story at Medium.com

WRITE LIKE A GIRL

Women Horror Writers in Salem, 2/28


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Black-authored Audiobooks

https://audiblerange.com/categories/playlisted/black-history-listens-for-every-month/?source_code=SNGGBWS0428160007

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Why we need art more than ever post-presidential election 2016:

http://www.vox.com/culture/2016/11/12/13598340/6-writers-why-we-need-art-now

DECEMBER 2016

[Note: This site is under construction as I move and edit links from my personal blog for 2017.  Everything here ought to be legible and complete (i.e. usable now); if you encounter problems other than pages being in disarray — “About” is really “Home”, posts are miscategorized, etc. — feel free to shoot me an e-mail.  Thanks!  ~ Mignon 12/20/16]

making2@outlook.com – Subject: Words Happening

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Poetry News — Highlights of Western, Mass events.

https://poetrynews.wordpress.com/

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NEW YEAR’S EVE

First Night/First Day Boston

https://www.firstnightboston.org/schedule/

 

 

 

September, 2016

Welcome to the beginning of the poetry season in MA (and a wave to the returning students who keep the city from getting too quiet through May/June of the next calendar year)!

Here’s the Mass Poetry Calendar.  You’re welcome. 😎

https://mapoetryschedule.sched.org/mobile/#page:page-schedule

 

HIGHLIGHT (And date correction)

Sunday, September 25, 2016, 1pm.

 

Plymouth’s Annual Poetry Showcase combined with a juried visual arts show.

 

http://www.ptaow.com/services.html