WORD UP! January writing events calendar

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Wednesday, Jan. 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Longform Writers’ Group Writers swap essays, memoir, and fiction and gather monthly to provide feedback. We usually meet the second Tuesday of the month. For more information, email susanna.baird@gmail.com.   Thursday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m. The Cellar Continues Presents Poet Colleen Michaels, Beverly Depot, 10 Park Street, Beverly Come hear [….]

Word Up Next

Word Up Next Writers Events – March & April 2017

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Word Up Next Word Up Next is a listing of writers’ events in Salem and nearby towns. Want to add something to the calendar? Email susanna.baird@gmail.com.    Monday, March 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Witch City Writers Group Meet up and Write, Atomic Cafe, 268 Cabot St., Beverly Let’s set aside some time to do some writing. [….]

JD Scrimgeour Creative Salem

The Write Space – J.D. Scrimgeour

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The Write Space is a new Q&A series from Creative Salem covering a local writer and a Salem space s/he associates with writing. Taking suggestions for who to cover next at susanna.baird@gmail.com. Give us your best writerly bio. J.D. Scrimgeour is Professor of English and Coordinator of Creative Writing at Salem State University. He has [….]

Mass Poetry Highlights Creative Salem

America’s Top Prize-Winning Poets Converge in Salem, MA for the Three-Day Mass Poetry Festival

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The 9th Massachusetts Poetry Festival brings American’s most admired poets from across the country to a celebration of Massachusetts’ lively contemporary poetry scene—Friday, May 5 – Sunday, May 7, 2017 in historic downtown Salem, MA. Throughout the weekend, we spotlight the following highly acclaimed poets: Pulitzer-prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Louise Glück, Guggenheim [….]