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2022 Annual Poetry Contest Submission are open!

Submissions for the WCPA’s Annual Poetry Contest: The Frank O’Hara Prize are now open. For 2022 our contest judge is Usman Hameedi, a Pakistani-American scientist, poet, and educator who serves […]

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Thank you GWCF!

The WCPA is thankful to receive a $10,000 Community Grant from the Greater Worcester Community Foundation! GWCF operating support will help us focus on our mission to celebrate the rich […]

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Nominations are open for the 2022 Stanley Kunitz Medal

On behalf of the Stanley Kunitz bequest to the Worcester County Poetry Association, the Medal committee is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the 2022 Stanley Kunitz Medal, […]

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An Evening of Poetry

An Evening of Poetry will be held on Saturday, November 20th at the GB & Lexi Singh Performance Center at Alternatives’ Whitin Mill, 60 Douglas Road, Whitinsville, MA. A celebration […]

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Spring Retreat for Writers and Painters

Plein air painter and Plein air writer Sam Lalos invites you to a retreat at the Marie Joseph Spiritual Center (10 Evans Road, Biddeford Pool, Maine  04005), MAY 11-15. WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY […]

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2020 WCPA Annual Poetry Contest

Submissions are open for the 2020 WCPA Annual Poetry Contest The Frank O'Hara Prize | Contest Judge: Doug Holder

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