Lowell Lecture

Poets in Residence Series

Date & Time

May 4, 2021 at 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.


, MA
Driving Directions


Poet: Kirun Kapur

Presenting Organization

Peabody Essex Museum


The Arts

PEM, the Phillips Library and Mass Poetry will co-host a monthly series of creative writing workshops leading up to the Mass Poetry Festival on May 14–16. Each session is led by a different poet and connects to a different PEM exhibition or collection.

The workshops are free to the public, with participation capped at 30 people. We will solicit poems from workshop participants after each event, in hopes of producing a digital anthology of the residency poems alongside photographs of the museum works that inspired them. Pre-registration required.

On May 4th, join us for an epistolary poem workshop coinciding with the Mass Poetry Festival in the first two weeks of May, tying into the Herwitz collection of illustrated letters on view in My Dear Davey and Chester...