Sail into literary history this Columbus Day at the Great Boston Poetry Marathon as we celebrate the first National Dead Poets Remembrance Day. Join renowned poets Rhina P. Espaillat, S.C. poet laureate, Marjory Wentworth, and Rhode Island poet laureate, Lisa Starr, as we honor and remember 48 Massachusetts poets in 12 hours. Come experience 3 centuries of great poetry in 1 Day!
The poetic themes for the day are poetry related to: Mt. Parnassus, the Lyre, the Muses, Apollo, Mt. Helicon, poet laureates, the Spirit of Prophecy, Mt Auburn, cemeteries, and poets' graves.
You don't want to miss the poetry event of the Fall. Join us at one location or come for the whole day: Gloucester, Beverly, Salem, Boston, Watertown, Cambridge and Concord. See complete schedule here. We will have special visits from Edgar Allan Poe and Henry Thoreau.