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Thursday, October 26 • 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Lit Crawl: A Night of Blackout Poetry with Ploughshares

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Join Ploughshares for a night of blackout poetry and short poetry talks featuring Matthew Lippman, January Gill O'Neil, and Tim Suermondt, all stellar Ploughshares contributors.

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Matthew Lippman

Matthew Lippman is the author of four poetry collections—The New Year of Yellow (winner of the Kathryn A. Morton Prize, Sarabande Books), Monkey Bars, Salami Jew, and American Chew (winner of the Burnside Review of Books Poetry Prize). He is the Editor and Founder of the web based... Read More →
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January Gill O’Neil

January Gill O’Neil is the author of two poetry collections, Misery Islands and Underlife, published by CavanKerry Press. A third collection, Rewilding, will be published by CavanKerry Press in fall 2018. She is the executive director of the Massachusetts Poetry Festival, an assistant... Read More →
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Tim Suermondt

Tim Suermondt is the author of three full-length collections of poems—Trying To Help The Elephant Man Dance (The Backwaters Press, 2007), Just Beautiful (New York Quarterly Books, 2010) and Election Night And The Five Satins (Glass Lyre Press, 2016)—along with three chapbooks... Read More →

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Boston Literary District

Established in 2014, The Boston Literary District is the first cultural district in the United States dedicated to letters. Our mission is to work with local writers, educational and literary organizations to raise the profile of Boston as a literary city and to increase participation... Read More →
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Originally hatched in a San Francisco pub in 1999, Litstock debuted as a free one-day reading series in Golden Gate Park. Founding writers Jane Ganahl and Jack Boulware realized quickly that book lovers craved something grander. Against the backdrop of a technology-crazed San Francisco... Read More →
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Ploughshares has published quality literature since 1971. Best known for our award-winning Ploughshares literary journal, we also publish Ploughshares Solos—digital-first long stories and essays—and a lively literary blog. Since 1989, we have been based at Emerson College in... Read More →

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Thursday October 26, 2017 8:30pm - 9:30pm EDT
Emerson College Dining Room