Home Events Upcoming Events 2022 10/29: Boston Book Festival

Date

Oct 29 2022
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Time

11:00 AM - 7:30 PM

10/29: Boston Book Festival

***THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC***


The Boston Book Festival returns to Copley Square with a kick-off on Friday, October 28 and continuing all day on Saturday, October 29. Join 200 fiction, nonfiction, YA, and kids authors for a day of readings and discussions, book signings, workshops, and other lively literary events. The BBF will also feature kids activities, walking tours, the Copley Square Street Fair, live music, food trucks, and more. And it’s all FREE. Celebrate the power of words, together once again.

Mass Poetry is excited to be partnering with this year’s Boston Book Festival 2022, and will be hosting a variety of interactive poetry workshops, readings, and more at the Festival! Come drop by to hone your poetic craft, grab some food, and enjoy the ambiance of Boston’s best writers at this highly-anticipated book festival!

Mass Poetry’s Schedule of Events – Saturday, October 29th

For updates and last-minute event changes, visit Boston Book Festival’s Full Schedule of Events.

11:00-11:45

(Workshop) Crafting the Verse Novel: Rebecca Caprara, Rajani LaRocca, and Kip Wilson

Goethe Institut Workshop Space 

11:00-12:00

Poetry Reading: 2021 Mass Book Award Winners with Peter Gizzi, Gail Mazur, and Enzo Silon Surin

Goethe Institut Foyer  

12:15-1:00

Headline Reading: Michael Ansara & Andrea Cohen

Goethe Institut Foyer

12:15-1:00

(Workshop) Your Pictures As Poetry and Prose: Writing From Your Photo Stream: Kelly DuMar

Goethe Institute Workshop Space

1:30-2:15

Tree Lines: A Celebration of Ecopoetics: Charles Coe, Martha Collins, Erica Funkhouser, and Deborah Leipziger

Goethe Institut Foyer

1:30-2:15

(Workshop) The Silence After a Bell: Crafting Poems Beyond Language: Allison Adair and Sandra Lim

Goethe Institute Workshop Space

2:45-3:30

Headline Reading: Quintin Collins & torrin a. greathouse

Goethe Institut Foyer

2:45-3:30

(Workshop) Documentary Poetry: Enriching Historical and Cultural Inquiries With Lyrical Investigation: DeMisty D. Bellinger, Margot Douaihy, and Tonya Cherie Hegamin

Goethe Institute Workshop Space

3:45-4:45

The Future Is Now: Motherhood and the Body in a Post-Roe World with Joan Naviyuk Kane, Jennifer Militello, and Anna V. Q. Ross

BPL Newsroom Cafe

4:00-4:45

(Workshop) Sex, Mess, and Erotic Potential: Queer Literary Methods: Sofia Fey and Rita Mookerjee

Goethe Institute Workshop Space

6:00 Doors; 6:30-7:30

Poems & Pints: Margot Douaihy, Ross Gay, Mikko Harvey, Porsha Olayiwola

Room & Board

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