The WCPA has produced many fantastic broadsides over the past 4 decades.  Enjoy these samples from the WCPA archives.
All the untidy activity continues, awful but cheerful.
"The Bight"

Our thanks for all those who have supported the
WCPA in 2015.  We could not be here without you.
Volume 36 of The Worcester Review
was mailed out to members the week of Nov. 1st. 

Upcoming Events

Download the October through December Poetry Calendar

Friday, November 27 @ 7:00pm
Richard Fox @ Worcester Storytellers
Annie's Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester

Saturday, November 28
The Fourth Saturday Open Mic will not meet in November.

Monday, November 30 @ 7:00pm
Free Peoples Artists Workshop
Annie’s Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester

Wednesday, December 2 @ 7:00pm
WCPA Board Meeting
Conference Room @ Nu Cafe, 335 Chandler Street, Worcester
Open to the public

Sunday, December 6 starting at 10:00am
First Annual Dickens Marathon
Round Robin Reading of “A Tale of Two Cities” throughout the day
Annie’s Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester

Sunday, December 6 @ 3:00pm
Rebecca Kaiser Gibson and Gary Metras @ Del Rossi’s Poetry Series
Del Rossi’s Trattoria, Route 137N, Dublin, NH

Sunday, December 6 @ 7:00pm
Porsha Olayiwola @ 7 Hills Slam
Open mic, featured poets and poetry slam
Sahara Restaurant, 143 Highland Street, Worcester

Thursday, December 10 @ 7:00pm
16th Annual Holiday “Jingle Mingle” @ The Street Beat
WCPA Offices, 1 Ekman Street, Worcester

Monday, December 14 @ 7:00pm
Celebration of Worcester Area Woman Poets
sponsored by the National Organization of Women’s Book Group
Frances Perkins Branch of the Worcester Public Library, 470 West Boylston St, Worcester
All are welcome - bring a favorite poet, past or present

Thursday, December 17 @ 6:00pm
Louise Bogan Chapter of the Massachusetts State
Poetry Society Monthly Meeting
Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Avenue, Lunenburg

Sunday, December 20 @ 4:00pm
The Heart Aroused: Poetry, Music & Mindfulness
to Celebrate the Winter Solstice
with poets Karen Sharpe, John Gaumond
and Judith Ferrara; music by Jagan Nath Khalsa.
Co-sponsored by the Worcester County Poetry Association.
FREE, Open to the public. $10 suggested donation
HeartWell Institute, 1015 Pleasant Street, Worcester

Tuesday, December 22 @ 7:00pm
The Thirsty Lab Poetry Series
The Thirsty Lab, Route 31, Princeton

Wednesday, December 23 @ 7:00pm
BeSpoken Poetry, starlite Art Gallery, 39 Hamilton Street, Southbridge

Worcester Storytellers and
the Fourth Saturday Open Mic
will not meet in December.

Monday, December 28 @ 7:00pm
Free Peoples Artists Workshop
Annie’s Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester

Visit the Planning Calendar for future event dates
Worcester County Poetry Association / 1 Ekman Street, Worcester, MA 01607 / 508-797-4770 /

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Elizabeth Bishop
Centenary Celebration

Go to the EB100 Exhibit

Worcester County Poetry Association
Established 1971
Photos from the 7th Annual
Gregory Stockmal Reading
October 8, 2015 at WPI

Thank you to the WPI and Gregory Stockmal Fund for another successful tribute to Gregory Stockmal and his relationship with Stanley Kunitz.
Greg Orr presents during the Master Class.WCPA President, Bob Cronin, reads a poem by Stanley Kunitz to open the 7th annual Gregory Stockmal Reading.Greg Orr  reading during the 7th Annual Gregory Stockmal Reading.Greg Orr and Carol StockmalJim Cocola, Carol Stockmal and Greg OrrBooks for Sale.