Word Literary Festival 2023: Poets Aloud

Poets Aloud! At the 2023 Word Literary Festival
Recorded Saturday, October 21, 2023, 3pm to 5pm at the First Congregational Church of Blue Hill.
A variety of poetic voices at this year’s reading. Word welcomes the following poets to the stage: Meg Weston, co-founder of both Poets Corner and the Camden Poetry Festival; Chen Chen, whose work has appeared in The New York Times and three editions of The Best American Poetry; Meghan Sterling, Program Director at MWPA and winner of the Paul Nemser Book Prize (2022). Finally, in a special tribute, Maine’s fifth Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum (2016-2021) will read the work of the late Paul Nemser of Harborside, poet of “a thousand brilliances’ (Red Mountain Press), who died earlier this year.

Recorded by Matt Murphy.