Bonnie Johnson & Nat Needle: Spine Poems and Jazz Night

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

Bonnie Johnson & Nat Needle: Spine Poems and Jazz NightFriday, April 19, 7pmIn honor of National Poetry Month and Jazz Appreciation Month, join us for our second – hopefully-annual! – Spine Poems and Jazz Night! Create a Spine Poem and listen to music provided by Nat Needle and his students with WICN Colors of Jazz host Bonnie […]

Booklover’s Gourmet Open Mic

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

Join us for a monthly round robin style, open poetry reading.Bring original pieces to share. Sign up to reserve your spot by calling 508-949-6232 or emailing deb@bookloversgourmet.com Space is limited to 14 participants and usually fills quickly!

Auguries & Divinations: Heather Treseler’s Book Launch

WSU Eager Auditorium 486 Chandler Street, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Auguries & Divinations, winner of the 2023 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize, tracks a young woman’s coming of age, attuned to the unspoken liabilities of women’s lives, the suburban underworld, and the energies of eros. The narrator claims a life of her own making, drawing on the classical practice of augury, or observing birds […]

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Solo/Duet: Music & Poetry in Harmony

Woods Memorial Public Library 19 Pleasant St., Barre, Massachusetts, United States

A poetry and music series at the Woods Memorial Public Library Free and open to all! Please stop by or call the Library at 978-355-2533 to reserve your seat. Featuring Poets Clair Degutis & Jonathan Blake. and music by Jerry Wilfong (bass) and Rich Falco (guitar) It is difficultTo get the news from poems,Yet men […]

A Virtual Thirsty Lab with Nancy Baillie Strong

Zoom Online Meeting , United States

he Thirsty Lab poetry reading, normally based out of Princeton, Mass., continues to meet virtually. On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024 Nancy Baillie Strong  will be the featured reader. Please Click Here to register. Nancy Baillie Strong lives in Manchester, NH. While cleaning out her parents’ home in 2019, she discovered that her mother had kept a not-very-good […]

Poetry Workshop at New Dawn

New Dawn Center 84 Main St., Ashburnham, MA, United States

Come out to the New Dawn Writers’ Group’s Poetry Workshop. Every third Tuesday from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm we will discuss poems and writing, write to prompts, give feedback, encourage one another, and discuss upcoming projects. It’s a friendly, pressure-free atmosphere at the New Dawn Arts Center in Ashburnham. The address is 84 Main […]

John Hodgen Library Reading Series: Hubbardston

Hubbardston Public Library 7 Main St # 8, Hubbardston, MA, United States

John Hodgen reading from his new book at the Hubbardston Public Library. John Hodgen is the Writer-in-Residence at Assumption University in Worcester, MA, and Advisory Editor for New Letters at the […]

Poetry Presentation by Bill Tremblay and Bill O’Connell

Jacob Edwards Library 236 Main St., Southbridge, MA, United States

Inaugural Town of Southbridge Poet Laureate Bill Tremblay will present a reading and discussion of his newest collection of poetry The Luminous Racetrack as well as other work that relates to Southbridge followed by […]