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Saturday, April 30 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Grub Street Poetry Generator FULL

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Join Ben Berman as he leads festival attendees in innovative, fun, and stimulating poetry exercises. These unique exercises have been used in Grub Street’s multiweek poetry courses, and generated numerous published poems. The goal is to complete 2-4 exercises in an hour, leaving time for attendees to share their work aloud if they wish. You will receive supportive feedback, and suggestions for how to make the poems better, helping writers with common mistakes. Any critique will be given in a gentle and encouraging way. Even if you are not a published or practicing poet, this session will inspire you to want to create poems of your own.


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Ben Berman

Ben Berman?s first book, Strange Borderlands, won the 2014 Peace Corps Award for Best Book of Poetry and was a finalist for the Massachusetts Book Awards. His second collection, Figuring in the Figure, is forthcoming from Able Muse Press. He has received awards from the New England Poetry Club and fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Somerville Arts Council. He is the Poetry Editor at Solstice Literary Magazine and he teaches... Read More →

Saturday April 30, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Charter School 4 Museum Place Mall, 2nd Fl, Salem, MA 01970

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