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Saturday, April 30 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
All That You Touch You Change: Mother Poets Read Poems About Change

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Poetry can react to and process change or itself be a force for change in the world. Mothers are both agents of and witnesses to change. In this reading, poets who are mothers explore personal and political change, changes in children and others, changes of mind, body, heart. The reading will be followed by a brief discussion and Q and A centering on the relationship of change of poetry, both in terms of subject matter and craft. Mom Egg Review is a literary journal focused on work by or about mothers.

Moderators
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Marjorie Tesser

Editor in Chief, Mom Egg Review
Marjorie Tesser is the editor in chief of Mom Egg Review, author of poetry chapbooks THE IMPORTANT THING IS (Firewheel Chapbook Award), and The Magic Feather (Finishing Line), and co-editor of the anthologies Bowery Women and Estamos Aquí: Poems by Migrant Farmworkers (Bowery Books... Read More →

Speakers
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Alice B. Fogel

NH Poet Laureate
Alice B.Fogel, Walpole, NH, is New Hampshire's poet laureate (2014-2019). She is the author of several books of poems, most recently Interval: Poems Based on Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” which won the Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature. Her third collection, Be... Read More →
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Jennifer Jean

Co-director, Morning Garden Artist Retreats
Jennifer Jean is a poet, educator, activist, and consummate "literary citizen." Her debut poetry collection is The Fool (Big Table); her poetry chapbooks include: In the War, and The Archivist. Jennifer’s newest manuscript, titled OBJECT, was a finalist for the 2016 Green Mountains... Read More →
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Lori Lamothe

Lori Lamothe is the author of three poetry collections, Trace Elements and Happily (Aldrich Press 2015 and 2016, respectively) and Kirlian Effect (FutureCycle Press, forthcoming 2017). She has also published several chapbooks, most recently Diary in Irregular Ink (ELJ Publications... Read More →
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Jennifer Martelli

Vox Editor, The Mom Egg
Author of "My Tarantella," (forthcoming from Bordighera Press), "The Uncanny Valley," (BigTable Publishing), and "After Bird" (Grey Book Press). | Her work has appeared in Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Cleaver, Glass Poetry Journal, and The Baltimore Review. She is a recipient of the... Read More →
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Colleen Michaels

Founder/Host, Improbable Places Poetry Tour
Colleen Michaels directs the Writing Studio at Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, Massachusetts, where she hosts The Improbable Places Poetry Tour. Her poetry publications include Barrelhouse, poetrymagazine.com, Bohemia, Cider Press Review, The Mom Egg, Paper Nautilus, The Vermont... Read More →


Saturday April 30, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hawthorne Library Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970

Attendees (24)