Holy Local: Vincent Ferrini's Literary Legacy

Saturday, June 22

1:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m.

Titles of Presentations and Panelists for Holy Local Vincent Ferrini’s Literary Legacy At the Cape Ann Museum on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Presented by The Gloucester Writers Center and the Cape Ann Museum.. 

Ammiel Alcalay, "Dear Vincent": Letters to and from Vincent Ferrini and New Histories

Peter Anastas, Upsettin' da Setuppa: The Lynn Roots of Vincent Ferrini's Gloucester Activism

James Cook, Dancing in the Boiler Room: Vincent Ferrini and Education

Peter Kidd, Ferrini from 1970 to His Ascension!

Elizabeth McKim, Serious Play with Words

Kate Tarlow Morgan, Finding Vincent

David Rich, Excavating Early Ferrini

Ken Warren, Political Agency and "Participation Mystique" in Ferrini's Life and Poem

Fred Whitehead, Vincent Goes to the "Breadland"

Panelists will speak from experience and knowledge of Vincent Ferrini's specific books and archival materials and refer to his poems. There will be time for conversations with the audience after each presentation and at the end. Dorothy Shubow Nelson will moderate the event which is free to all. 

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