Over the past ten years, Mass Poetry has formed numerous partnerships, including with literary organizations, publishers, and media. Many of these partnerships involve Mass Poetry programming outside of our major programs. Here you will find out more information about these offerings!


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Poets in Residence at the MFA

This fall, three poets will lead poetry-writing workshops in the MFA galleries. On Wednesday evenings - the MFA's free night - join Regie Gibson from September 5 - September 26, Kathleen Aguero from October 3 - 24, and Krysten Hill from October 31 - November 28.

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Boston Properties/Mass Poetry Partnership

Spring Showers Installation

Pilar Quintana "The Spring"
Marie Tobin "Water the World"
Amy Dryansky "Through Line"
Erica Charis-Molling "It's Still Early"
Hannah Fries "Spring Time"
Marge Piercy "The Garden of Almost"

Stay tuned for more 2018 programming!


Poets & Pints at the Boston Book Festival

Saturday, October 13, 6:00 - 7:30 pm at Room & Board 375 Newbury St, Boston. Featuring Shauna Barbosa; P. Scott Cunningham; Erica Funkhouser; Robin MacArthur; Emily O’Neill; and Austin Smith.


Waterstone at the Circle Poetry Series

Mass Poetry is excited about this partnership with the Waterstone at the Circle, an independent living community in Chestnut Hill. Throughout 2018, seven poets will participate in readings and Q&As and lead writing-generative workshops for the Waterstone community. The series will conclude with a performance from all the poets. 



The Amherst Poetry Festival

Mass Poetry is a proud co-sponsor of the fifth Amherst Poetry Festival and Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon, held September 14-17, 2017. The festival is a celebration of western Massachusetts’ historic and contemporary poetic legacy, held at the Emily Dickinson Museum and throughout downtown Amherst. All events at the four-day festival are free and open to the public. Click here to view the press release and schedule.

Poets & Pints at the Boston Book Festival

Saturday, October 28, 5:30 - 7:00 pm at XHALE (Copley Square Hotel). Featuring Rebecca Morgan Frank, Natalie Shapero and Krysten Hill.