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Congratulations to Oliver de la Paz, Worcester’s New Poet Laureate!

[Photo credit: Meredith Pugh]   City manager Batista announced the results of this year’s search for a poet laureate. The winner is Oliver de la Paz. Oliver de la Paz […]

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Announcing the Frank O’Hara Prize Contest Launch

WCPA’s annual contest the Frank O’Hara Prize will open on January 1st 2023. Please head over to our [Contest Page] to read about rules and regulations.

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A Tale of Two Cities: Second Anthology Published

A Tale of Two Cities: Worcester, MA & Worcester, England just published their second anthology of call and response poems between the two cities. You can find the paperback on […]

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Poet Town at Worcester Magazine is back!

Submit your poems to Poet Town, Worcester Magazine’s new and continued space for poetry. To submit email to Margaret Smith msmith@wickedlocal.com with ‘Poet Town’ in the subject line. Here are […]

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Black Women Poets Respond to the Brown Family Archive

Wonderful Worcester Black History Project & Antiquarian Society  event   Join us as Worcester poets share their responses inspired by material from the Brown Family Collections, one of the earliest […]

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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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