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WPL is issuing a call for Poetry Features

WPL is looking to publish the poem of any local-ish poet if that poem is suitable for general audiences (no x-rated works, please), and of reasonable length, (100 lines & […]

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Clemente Worcester’s 9th Graduation Ceremony is a Hit!

    Another year, another wonderful Clemente Graduation. Please click HERE for more views from the joyous occasion!   and HERE for the video footage. (passcode =n1F1U4!)    

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Extra! Extra! Stanley Kunitz Medal Award is Announced:

Paul Szlosek Chosen for 2023 Stanley Kunitz Medal   Long admired as the inventor of poetry forms and champion of obscure ones, Worcester poet Paul Szlosek has been selected as […]

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O’Hara Prize 2023 Winners Announcement

Announcing the 2023 O’Hara Prize Results 1st Place: Rebecca Cross with “They Do This and Call It Mercy“ 2nd Place: John Garton with “Vernon“ 3rd Place: Irena Ka├ži with “Onions“ […]

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Rain Poetry blooms again on Worcester Sidewalks

thanks to April showers & the JMAC Reading.   We had our annual Rain Poetry Reading this past Sunday at the JMAC @ 20 Franklin St. Our poets wooed and […]

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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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