BOSTON NATIONAL POETRY MONTH FESTIVAL

                  Boston National Poetry Month Festival, 2019

                       ~Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square,

                       ~Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston Street,

                       ~Fisher College, 116 Beacon Street, Boston

 

       April 3rd-7th; FREE ADMISSION to all events.

         Established and Emerging Poets and Musicians.  Publishing Panel, Poetry Workshop.
         Poetry, Music & Dance Concert. "Go Fish" at Fisher College.  3 Open Mic's.
  
       Wednesday 7:00 pm. (Apr 3rd): Fisher College and the Poetry Festival present "Go Fish."
        From 7:00-9:30 pm, enjoy performance poetry, music, story-telling, and a "very open mic."

        Electric bassist Ethan Mackler will be on hand to back up any and all performers.

        Alumni Hall on the Fisher College campus, 116 Beacon Street.

        Thursday 7:30 pm. (Apr 4th): Lucy Holstedt hosts an evening of Poetry Music & Dance,                        featuring writers and performers in an eclectic mix of genres, with artists from Berklee

        College of Music, Boston, and beyond. This program is supported in part by a grant from

        the Boston Cultural Council and administered by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture.

.       Additional funding and in-kind support are provided by the Middle East & ZuZu Restaurants

        and Music Clubs, and through a partnership with the Community Church of Boston.

        The Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor

        Friday 1:00-2:00 pm (Apr 5th): Special Berklee College of Music Event. Composer Neil

        Olmstead and vocalist Ana Guigui present a workshop on setting poetry to music.

        Room #511, 921 Boylston Street, (5th floor)

 

        Friday 1:00-4:30 pm (Apr 5th): Keynote Poets read at Boston Public Library, including

        winners of the Mass. Book Award and the National Book Award. With Dan Tobin,

        David Ferry, Jennifer Barber,  U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo and more. 

        The Commonwealth Salon, 700 Boylston Street, 1st floor.

        

        Saturday 10:00 am (Apr 6th) & Sunday 1:00 pm (Apr 7th): Over the weekend at the

        Boston Public Library, (Central Library in Copley Square), you can enjoy over 50 

        established and emerging poets and musicians.  Saturday features our popular panel on

        Craft & Publishing, a Poets Laureate panel, and a new Poetry Writing Workshop with

        Tom Daley. Both days include an Open Mic (see pages for all signup times).

        The Commonwealth Salon, 700 Boylston Street, 1st floor.

                               

       The Boston National Poetry Month Festival is co-sponsored by Tapestry of Voices &

       Kaji Aso Studio in collaboration with Boston Public Library and Community Church of Boston.

         This program is supported in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council and

       administered by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture.

      

       FOR INFORMATION: Tapestry of Voices: 617-306-9484. Library: 617-536-5400.

       BPL: For special needs call 617-859-2212 two weeks in advance

Website: Lucy Holstedt