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Kunitz Medal Presentations


2020 honoree Susan Roney-O’Brien
Thursday, July 22, 2021

2021 honoree Eve Rifkah
August 19, 2021

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Call for Poems: “A Walk in the Woo”

As part of its 50th Anniversary Celebrations, the Worcester County Poetry Association is seeking short poems from Worcester residents that illustrate the poetry of the streets of Worcester. Thirteen poems […]

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Announcing the 2021 Recipient of the WCPA’s Stanley Kunitz Medal

Worcester, Mass., poet, editor and teacher Eve Rifkah has been chosen to receive the 2021 Stanley Kunitz Medal awarded through a bequest from two-time Poet Laureate of The United States […]

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Plan Update – June 2021

We have updated our Action Plan after continued reflection.  You can read about our plans at this link.

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Action Plan

April 19, 2021: In response to an ill-considered, offensive, and disrespectful public engagement on social media by a member of our board on April 16, 2021, the Worcester County Poetry […]

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Watch Gather in Poems via Facebook Live

If you missed Tuesday’s Gather in Poems,  a virtual reading organized and hosted by Eve Rifkah you can watch a recording of it on Facebook Live. Visit https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=231825038688007.

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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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