Eighth annual Newburyport Literary Festival is Sunday

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The eighth annual Newburyport Literary Festival takes place at various venues around the city on Friday and Saturday.


The 11th annual Favorite Poem Project of Greater Newburyport begins at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Firehouse Center for the Arts, One Market Square.

Poetry readers will include a Newburyport city councilor and School Committee member; a 6-year-old first-grader; some of the high school’s creative writing students; and Anne Azéma, a French-born vocalist and artistic director of the Boston Camerata. Poems will be read in French, Chinese, Greek, and German, as well as English.

For more information, go to www.newburyportliterary­

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