Tuesday, March 24 @ 7:00pm
Eve Rifkah @ The Thirsty Lab Poetry Series
The Thirsty Lab, Route 31, Princeton

Friday, March 27 @ 7:00pm
Linda McCarthy and Susan Matusen @ Worcester Storyteller's
Annie's Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester

Saturday, March 28 @ 2:00pm
Kristina England’s First Chapbook Release
Annie’s Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester

Saturday, March 28 @ 7:00pm
Glenn D’Allessio @ the Fourth Saturday Open Mic
Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Plaza, 541 Lincoln Street, Worcester

Wednesday, April 1 @ 7:00pm
WCPA Board Meeting
WCPA Offices, 1 Ekman Street, Worcester
Open to the Public

Thursday, April 2 @ 4:00pm
Poetry Workshop led by Dona Stein
Fitchburg Public Library, 610 Main Street, Fitchburg

Saturday, April 4 @ 2:30pm
“The Art of Haiku Writing”, writing workshop by Victor Infante
Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Square, Worcester
Free, but there's a maximum of 20 participants.
Check with library to register

Sunday, April 5 @ 7:00pm
Meaghan Ford @ 7 Hills Slam
Open mic, featured poets and poetry slam
Sahara Restaurant, 143 Highland Street, Worcester

Tuesday, April 7 @ 6:30pm
Book and Author Dinner
featuring Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Steven Pinker, and Judith Frank
Clark University, Tilton Hall, Higgins University Center
950 Main Street, Worcester

Wednesday, April 8 @ 1:00pm
Poetry Reading @ Holden Senior Center
featuring James Nicola, Jennifer Freed and Carle Johnson
1130 Main Street, Holden

Wednesday, April 8 @ 6:30pm
Poetry at Worcester City Hall
Levi Lincoln Room, 455 Main Street, Worcester
WCPA poets - Dan Lewis, Catherine Reed, and Karen Sharpe
plus poets from 7 Hills Slam and Worcester Public Schools
More info on the event flyer

Thursday, April 9 @ 7:00pm
Patricia Youngblood @ The Street Beat
WCPA Offices, 1 Ekman Street, Worcester

Saturday, April 11 @ 11:00am
Common Threads: Sounding the Silence with James Nicola
Worcester Public Library, Saxe Room, 3 Salem Street, Worcester

Saturday, April 11 @ 2:00pm
WCPA College Poetry Contest Reading
Worcester Public Library, Saxe Room, 3 Salem Street, Worcester

Monday, April 13 @ 10:30am
Free Writing Workshop @ Gale Free Library
Registration required - instructor Jennifer Freed
Call 508-210-5569 to register.

Tuesday, April 14 @ 7:00pm
Walt Whitman Poetry Event featuring Stephen Collins
Fitchburg Public Library, 610 Main Street, Fitchburg

Wednesday, April 15 @ 4:00pm
Lavigne Lecture Series featuring Julianna Baggott
Anna Maria College, Zecco Performing Arts Center
50 Sunset Lane, Paxton

Wednesday, April 15 @ 4:00pm
Teen Poetry Event
Fitchburg Public Library, 610 Main Street, Fitchburg

Visit the Planning Calendar for future event dates
April 8, 2015 - 6:30pm
Worcester Poetry Pop-Up
Worcester City Hall
Click the flyer below for the details.
















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through April 1, 2015.

Contest Judge: Dawn Potter

2015 Contest Chair: Robert Steele

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