2015 Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 | 7:30 p.m.
Boston College, Yawkey Center, Murray Function Room
Students selected by professors at 20 Boston-area colleges and universities will read from their own poetry at this annual intercollegiate poetry event. UMass-Boston Assistant Professor Jill McDonough will be the keynote speaker. The 2014 Lannan Fellowship and three-time Pushcart prizewinner, McDonough’s books include Habeas Corpus (Salt, 2008), Oh, James (Seven Kitchens, 2012), and Where You Live (Salt, 2012). Her work appears in Slate, The Nation, The Threepenny Review, and Best American Poetry 2011.
Participating institutions: Berklee College of Music, Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis University, Bridgewater State University, Emerson College, Harvard University, Lasell College, Lesley University, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, New England Conservatory, North Shore Community College, Pine Manor College, Regis College, Salem State University, Simmons College, Suffolk University, University of Massachusetts-Boston, University of Massachusetts-Lowell, Wellesley College
This event is free and open to the public. There will be a reception following the program. For more information or to RSVP, contact Dan Soyer.
Sponsored by Poetry Days and Boston College Magazine