WCPA Office @ Salisbury House 61 Harvard St., Worcester MA, MA, United States

  Join us at the Sprinkler Factory on Bloomsday (June 16, 2022) from 7-9 pm for a truncated celebration of James Joyce's Ulysses. We will be focusing on Oxen of the Sun. That's the chapter right before Night Town. It starts DESHIL HOLLES EAMUS. DESHIL HOLLES EAMUS. DESHIL HOLLES EAMUS.  We recommend looking at this […]

Open Mic at Booklover’s Gourmet

Booklovers' Gourmet 72 E. Main St., Webster, MA

  Join us for a monthly round-robin-style open poetry reading in a positive, supportive environment. Bring original pieces to share. Moderated by Robert Eugene Perry. Space is limited, please reserve your spot by email to: or call 508-949-6232.


TidePool Bookshop 372 Chandler St. Unit 101, Worcester, MA

  ARTISTS WHO ARE POETS / POETS WHO ARE ARTISTS SUMMER SOLSTICE READING Featuring MICHAEL MILLIGAN, POET AND MUSICIAN   Michael Milligan has worked as a construction laborer, migrant fruit and grape picker, homestead farmer and graphic arts production manager. He took his MFA in Creative Writing at Bennington College, co-founded Poetry Oasis Worcester and was privileged […]

Joan Erickson Memorial Poetry Reading

TidePool Bookshop 372 Chandler St. Unit 101, Worcester, MA

Please join us for this special memorial poetry reading to honor the late Joan Erickson (1937-2021), a very talented artist and beloved poet in the Worcester area poetry community who suddenly passed away last year in May. Poets and friends scheduled to read examples of Joan’s wonderful slice-of-life poetry (which often chronicled the people and […]

Poetry Word Series

Singh Center (Dennis H. Rice Community Plaza) 60 Douglas Road, Whitinsville

Join us for the POETRY WORD SERIES in Whitinsville, MA. Easy access from Route 146 or Route 16!  

Free People’s Workshop

WCPA Office @ Salisbury House 61 Harvard St., Worcester MA, MA, United States

Artists, poets. musicians, dramatists, etc. meet to discuss and share their work. Constructive critique is encouraged.

A Virtual Thirsty Lab with Susan Roney-O’Brien

Zoom Online Meeting , United States

  The Thirsty Lab poetry reading, normally based out of Princeton, Mass., continues to meet virtually. On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, Susan Roney-O'Brien will be the featured reader. Visit the Zoom registration LINK to receive information on how to join the reading. Zoom will send you an e-mail with the meeting details and a link […]

Root and Press Poetry Extravaganza

Root and Press LLC 623 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA, United States

Join us for our last Poetry Extravaganza of the Summer. Our Feature Poet will be the legendary Tom Ewart. Sign up for the Open Mic at Doors open at 5:30pm. Beverages and desserts will be available. Support a great venue and awesome poetry. Sponsored by D'Errico's Markets. Tom Ewart is almost seventy-eight years old […]

The WCPA presents: POP UP POETS

JMac/Brickbox Theater 20 Franklin Street, Worcester, MA, United States

      Local poets, storytellers and humorists will read from their latest musings. Featuring: Jenith Charpentier, Richard Fox, Jennifer Freed, Joe Fusco Jr., Dave Macpherson, Michael Milligan, Susan Roney O'Brien, Catherine Reed, and Eve Rifkah.   *****Admission is free******   Books by the PopUp Poets will be available for purchase. A cash bar sponsored […]


Please join us on June 30th 7-10 PM for the grand reopening of our monthly open mic and featured poetry reading series The Poetorium at Starlite (39 Hamilton St, Southbridge, MA 01550) hosted by Paul Szlosek and Ron Whittle. It will be a full evening of poetry and spoken word starting with a brief interview […]