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Upcoming Events

Sunday, May 1 @ 7:00pm
Rachel McKibbens and Slam Team Finals @ 7 Hills Slam
Open mic, featured poets and poetry slam
Sahara Restaurant, 143 Highland Street, Worcester

Wednesday, May 4 @ 7:00pm
WCPA Board Meeting
WCPA Office, 1 Ekman Street, Worcester
Open to the Public

Thursday, May 5 @ 4:00pm
Graduating Creative Writing Students @ Working Writers Series
Holy Cross College, Rehm Library, Smith Hall, 1 College Street, Worcester

Thursday, May 5 @ 7:00pm
The Citizen Poets of Boston: A Collection of Forgotten Poems
American Antiquarian Society, 185 Salisbury Street, Worcester

Thursday, May 12 @ 6:30pm
The Literary Arts Open Mic
Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St, Westboro

Thursday, May 12 @ 7:00pm
Richard Fox @ The Street Beat
WCPA Offices, 1 Ekman Street, Worcester

Thursday, May 19 @ 6:00pm
Louise Bogan Chapter of the Massachusetts State
Poetry Society Monthly Meeting
Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Avenue, Lunenburg

Thursday, May 19 @ 8:00pm
hot spot open mic - poetry, music, performance, etc.
3-5 minute time slots - $3-5 suggested donation
Nine Dot Gallery, 763 Main Street, Worcester

Monday, May 23 @ 7:00pm
Free Peoples Artists Workshop
Annie’s Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester

Tuesday, May 24 @ 7:00pm
Emily Ferrara @ The Thirsty Lab Poetry Series
The Thirsty Lab, Route 31, Princeton

Wednesday, May 25 @ 7:00pm
BeSpoken Poetry
starlite Art Gallery, 39 Hamilton Street, Southbridge

Thursday, May 26 @ 6:30pm
Ellen Meeropol @ The Literary Arts Open Mic
Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St, Westboro

Friday, May 27 @ 7:00pm
Barbara Roberts @ Worcester Storytellers
Annie's Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester

Saturday, May 28 @ 1:00pm
Bind a Leopard to the Altar: Decoding “Jubilate Agno”
Learn about the Christopher Smart’s 18th century poem.
Sprinkler Factory, Room 12, 38 Harlow Street, Worcester

Saturday, May 28 @ 7:00pm
Richard Fox @ The Fourth Saturday Open Mic
Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Street, Worcester

Sunday, May 29 @ 1:00pm
Open Mike for Poets and Writers
Sprinkler Factory, Room 12, 38 Harlow Street, Worcester

Sunday, May 29 @ 4:300pm
Bloom in May - Clark presents Budding Poets
Sprinkler Factory, Room 12, 38 Harlow Street, Worcester


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Congratulations to the Winners!

Manuscript Prize
Andrew Scott Farrar
Marissa Dakin (runner-up)
Travis Norris (runner-up)

Performance Prize
Marrisa Dakin
Sunday
April 10, 2016
Worcester Public
Library, Saxe Room


Visit the 2016 College Contest page for photos.

Thanks to all who came out to support the finalists.