Roxbury Poetry Festival 2023

The festival features several award-winning writers, panelists, and curators, and centers a keynote address from poet, essayist and MacArthur Fellow, Hanif Abdurraqib. The day-long event culminates with a Publisher’s Poetry Slam sponsored by Button Poetry that yields a book contract for a local writer and a performance highlighting local hip hop artist. The festival is free and open to the public.