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Poetry Writing 101 with Susan Roney-O’Brien: Metaphors Be with You

The Worcester Public Library is sponsoring a new poetry writing workshop with WCPA board member Susan Roney-O’Brien.  The virtual workshop will take place on Saturday, December 5 between 11 am and noon.  Here’s the workshop description: Metaphors Be with You – And they are. You say, S/he’s a bear in the morning, not a literal […]

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Introducing #508Fridays

While poetry is our passion at the WCPA Worcester is filled with many wonderful arts organizations. This week we are starting a new Friday series called #508Fridays. We’ll be sharing info about other small and mid-size arts groups who call the 508 area code home. For our first post in the series, we’re staying ridiculously […]

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November Thirsty Lab

A quick reminder that A virtual Thirsty Lab Poetry Reading with David Surette is five days away, on Tuesday, November 24th. Zoom registration info can be found in our event calendar.

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Poetry Town

Worcester Magazine continues to publish the occasional poem in a series they call “Poetry Town”.  The latest offering is from Worcester poet, Eve Rifkah. / I am a character in a Bergman film. In heavy black dress arms folded on the oak table head at rest on arms. / You can read it here.

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TWR Managing Editor Kate McIntyre Honored

Congratulations to Kate McIntyre, managing editor of The Worcester Review, on winning the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. The Worcester Review is our annual print literary/art journal.  The Worcester Review is our annual print literary/art journal.  The 2020 volume should be mailed to members within several weeks. WPI Creative Writing Professor Honored with 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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