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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 Association is embarking on a strategic pause in programs and activities to begin our crucial work in developing a diversity, equity, and inclusion action plan. […]

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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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2021 College Contest Results

Congratulations to the winners of the WCPA’s 2021 College Poetry Contest: the Elizabeth Bishop Manuscript Prize and the Etheridge Knight Performance Prize. Christopher McClure of Anna Maria College and North Grosvenordale, CT won the Elizabeth Bishop Manuscript Prize for “All I Do is Wait” Christopher’s poem will be published in an upcoming volume of The […]

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Gather in Poems on Tuesday, April 13

Join organizer and host Eve Rifkah for a virtual poetry reading on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at 7:00 pm. In this time of pandemic, poets lack a regular forum for performing, and we lack the ability on our parts to see/hear what poets are writing. In the virtual reading, each poet will read one poem […]

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Zoom into Poetry with Charles Coe – tomorrow!

The next Zoom into Poetry virtual reading will take place on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 7:00 pm.  Host Christopher Reilley welcomes Charles Coe to our virtual stage.  Register via Zoom to join the virtual audience or view the reading on Facebook Live. Charles Coe is the author of three books of poetry: All Sins Forgiven: Poems for my Parents, Picnic on the Moon, […]

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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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