poetry

Poetry Reading at the Somerville Community Growing Center

Allison Adair’s work has appeared in the Boston Review, Mid-American Review and other journals; her hypertext projects on The Rumpus and Electric Literature websites. Winner of the 2014 Fineline Competition, she teaches literature and writing at Boston College.   Suzanne Matson’s fourth novel, Ultraviolet, is forthcoming from Catapult. Her essays have appeared in The New […]


Activist-essayist-poet Jackie Wang Tackles Incarceration

Local poet Jackie Wang will not be pigeon-holed. She’s a performer, the author of multiple radical zines, and a self-described “poetry-school drop-out,” “library rat,” and “trauma monster.” She’s also a Ph.D. candidate at Harvard in African and African American Studies, and, she cheerfully adds, “I also make music and films!” You may have heard her […]