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August 2018

Boston Poetry Marathon 2018

August 10, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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  Friday, August 10th: 6:00 – 10:30 PM     Saturday, August 11th: 12:00 PM – 10:30 PM     Sunday, August 12th: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Outpost 186 – 186 ½ Hampshire Street, Cambridge MA, Outpost 186 – 186 ½ Hampshire Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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A much-loved writing community tradition is returning to the Boston area again in 2018. The Boston Poetry Marathon will be held August 10th - 12th, at Outpost 186 in Cambridge’s Inman Square. Over three days, 100+ local and out-of-town poets will read and perform their poems. The Marathon presents a diverse range of poetry styles; academics, slam poets, students from local creative writing programs, and everyone in between rub elbows during approximately 20 hours of poetry programming. Each poet is given…

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