With Robert Lowell and His Circle: Anne Sexton, Sylvia Plath, Elizabeth Bishop, Stanley Kunitz and Others
Full schedule of readings, conferences, and workshops: March – June, 2013
(along with some other upcoming readings that might interest you!)
Thursday, March 28: “Great Poets at Boston University,” 7 PM, Barnes & Noble @ Boston University, Boston, MA. “In 1959 I came to Boston to study with poet Robert Lowell, and attended his workshop along with Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, and others. Boston University has hosted some of the great poets of our time…”
April 5-7: Featured poet along with Sam Cornish, Judith Steinbergh, Richard Hoffman, Afaa Weaver, David Ferry and others, at the Boston National Poetry Month Festival, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA. Reading at 3 PM Friday, April 5. Free and open to the public.
Tuesday, April 23: “Writers and New England: a Many-Sided Mad Affair.” 7 PM, Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA. “Robert Lowell’s circle existed in a pre-MFA time, 1957 on. It was a golden age of American letters, and New England was an epicenter. Its traditions, its pressures and repressions, contributed to an outstanding creative flowering among the Lowell circle.”
* Thursday, April 25: Joe Cohen reads at the Cervena Barva Press Studio, Somerville, MA.
May 3-5: Teaching the workshop “Excellence, Completion and Publication of Your Work” (filling now!) and reading “Dead Poets Among the Living,” at the Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Salem, MA. Open to the public.
May 23-26: “Robert Lowell as Mentor: Encouragement and Reprimand. Plath, Sexton, Rich.” American Literature Association National Conference, Boston, MA. Open to the public.
Sunday, June 2: One-day intensive: “Publish (Before You Perish): An Advanced Workshop.” Filling now! 10 AM – 4 PM, Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Cambridge, MA.
Also coming up in the summer: readings at Brookline Booksmith, Wellfleet Library, the Brewster Ladies’ Library, and others.