When:
Wednesday, Apr 04, 2018 7:00p -
Sunday, Apr 08, 2018 5:00p

Where:
Boston Public Library, Fisher College + Community Church of Boston
700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Festivals & Fairs, Performing Arts

Event website:
https://www.bostonnationalpoetry.org/

~Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square,
~Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston Street,
~Fisher College, 116 Beacon Street, Boston

April 4th-8th; FREE ADMISSION to all events.
High School Poetry Slam Competition. Dozens of Established Poets. Publishing Panel.
An Evening of Poetry, Music & Dance. Emerging Poets and two Open Mic's.

Wednesday evening (Apr 4th): Presenting our 4th Annual High School Poetry Slam Competition. From 7:00-9:30pm, teams from local high schools will compete. Hosted by Alex Charalambides, Massachusetts Coordinator of Louder Than A Bomb

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

Friday afternoon (Apr 6th): The Festival continues at Boston Public Library with Keynote Poets, including recipients of the Massachusetts Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; also featuring poetry with music, by the acclaimed group, "Melopoeia."

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

Friday evening (Apr 6th): Presenting our 5th annual evening of Poetry Music & Dance, produced by Kirk Etherton, BNPMF board member and established local poet and musician. Featuring writers and performers in an eclectic mix of genres, with artists from Berklee and greater Boston. Sponsored by the Middle East & ZuZu Restaurants and Music Clubs, in partnership with the Community Church.

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

Saturday (Apr 7th) & Sunday(Apr 8th): Over the weekend at the Boston Public Library, you can enjoy over 50 established and emerging poets and musicians, such as Boston's Poet Laureate, Danielle Legros Georges, other former and current poets laureate, and professors
and students at area colleges. Both days include an Open Mic (see Saturday and Sunday pages for details). Saturday also features our popular panel on Craft and Publishing.

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

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