Saturday, January 24 @ 7:00pm
The Fourth Saturday Open Mic @ Barnes & Noble
has been canceled due to the expected snowstorm.
G.D. Hawksley will feature in February.

Tuesday, January 27 @ 7:00pm
Karen Sharpe @ The Thirsty Lab Poetry Series
Route 31, Princeton

Thursday, January 29 @ 12:10pm
ALFA Poetry Workshop Series lead by Dona Stein
Additional dates: February 5, 12, 19, and 26
C-Wing of McKay Campus School
Fitchburg State University, 67 Rindge Road, Fitchburg
Cost $25 - visit for more info.

Friday, January 30 @ 7:00pm
Sam Lalos @ Worcester Storyteller's
Annie's Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester

Wednesday, February 4 @ 7:00pm
WCPA Board Meeting
NU Cafe Conference Room, 335 Chandler Street, Worcester
Open to the Public

Sunday, February 8 @ 7:00pm
Bobby Crawford @ 7 Hills Slam
Open mic, featured poets and poetry slam
Sahara Restaurant, 143 Highland Street, Worcester

Monday, February 9 @ 4:00pm
Joshua Harmon @ WPI
Salisbury Labs 104, 100 Institute Road, Worcester

Thursday, February 12 @ 7:00pm
Jared Demick Book Release @ The Street Beat
WCPA Offices, 1 Ekman Street, Worcester

Sunday, February 22 @ 2:00pm
WCPA Annual Meeting
Business Meeting followed by poet Ewa Chrusciel
Worcester Public Library, Saxe Room 3 Salem Square, Worcester
Open to members and the public.  Reception and refreshments.

Friday, February 27 @ 7:00pm
Worcester Storyteller's
Annie's Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester

Saturday, February 28 @ 7:00pm
G.D. Hawksley @ the Fourth Saturday Open Mic
Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Street, Worcester

Visit the Planning Calendar for future event dates
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Announcing The Stanley Kunitz Award

The inaugural presentation will be made on July 26, 2015.  For more information please visit this information page.

The WCPA Annual
Poetry Contest
The Frank O’Hara Prize
is accepting submissions
through April 1, 2015.

Contest Judge: Dawn Potter

2015 Contest Chair: Robert Steele

Visit the 2015 Contest Page for submission guidelines and info on online submissions.