Intercollegiate poetry festival

Students representing 24 Boston-area colleges and universities will read from their original poetry at the 2019 Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival being held at Boston College April 16. Meg Kearney, founding director of the Solstice MFA in Creative Writing Program of Pine Manor College, will be the keynote speaker. Her collection of poems, Home By Now, was winner of the 2010 L. L. Winship/PEN New England Award and also a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize and Foreword Magazine‘s Book of the Year. A chapbook of poetry written by participating students will be published in conjunction with the event. The BC student chosen to participate in the festival is Sabrina Black, Class of 2019, who will recite her poem, “From Our Family to Yours.” The festival begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Yawkey Center’s Murray Function Room. Sponsors: Poetry Days and Boston College Magazine.

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