Please join us as we present the
2016 Stanley Kunitz Award
to Dan Lewis.

Thursday, July 28, 2016
6:30 to 8:30 pm

Worcester Historical Society
Fletcher Auditorium
30 Elm Street, Worcester

Free and open to the public








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Learning to Speak Earth with Clair Degutis
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Thursday, July 21 @ 6:00pm
Louise Bogan Chapter of the Massachusetts State
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hot spot open mic - poetry, music, performance, etc.
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Nine Dot Gallery, 763 Main Street, Worcester

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Worcester Storytellers
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Saturday, July 23 @ 7:00pm
Susan Roney O'Brien @ The Fourth Saturday Open Mic
Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Street, Worcester

Monday, July 25 @ 7:00pm
Free Peoples Artists Workshop
Annie’s Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester

Tuesday, July 26 @ 7:00pm
James Nicola @ The Thirsty Lab Poetry Series
The Thirsty Lab, Route 31, Princeton

Wednesday, July 27 @ 7:00pm
Travel Journals, Art & Poets with Judith Ferrara
Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Avenue, Lunenburg

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BeSpoken Poetry
starlite Art Gallery, 39 Hamilton Street, Southbridge


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Congratulations to the winners of the WCPA Poetry Contest:
the Frank O'Hara Prize!!!

Heather Treseler - first place

Harvey Atkins - second place
Barbara Ungar - third place

Honorable Mentions
Judith Robbns - Leone Scanlon
Rhett Watts - John Garton


An awards ceremony, and reading from judge Henry Walters, will take place in September.  We'll post details later once they are confirmed.