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The Frank O’Hara Prize

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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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Join us Saturday for the College Poetry Contest

Join us on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at noon for the WCPA College Poetry Contest where we will award the Elizabeth Manuscript Prize and the Etheridge Knight Performance Prize.  In its thirteenth year, area colleges send representatives to compete for bragging rights, complimentary membership in the WCPA, and the publication of a poem by the […]

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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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