Thank you to the WPI and Gregory Stockmal Fund for another successful tribute to Gregory Stockmal and his relationship with Stanley Kunitz.
Photos courtesy of John Gaumon and Bob Gill.
The 2015 Stanley Kunitz Award
was presented to
Michael D. True, PhD
on Sunday, July 26, 2015
information on the history of the award.
Special thanks to Carol Stockmal for opening
her home for the inaugural presentation of
the Stanley Kunitz Award. Thank you,
Carol, for all your support.
Photos courtesy of John Gaumond, John Hodgen and Robert Steele.
Worcester County Poetry Association
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WCPA Annual Meeting and Board Elections
March 1, 2015
Bob Cronin welcomed our 2014 annual
contest winner, Helen Marie Casey, who opened the WCPA annual meeting with a poem. After brief remarks the minutes from
the 2014 meeting, the 2015 treasurer's
report and The Worcester Review were delivered. Board elections followed.
2015-2016 WCPA Board
Bob Cronin - Interim President
Kristina England - Secretary
Robert Gill - Treasurer
Anne Marie Lucci - VP, Publicity
Diane Mulligan - Editor, The Worcester Review
Following the business meeting we enjoy refreshments and then our guest performer, Ewa Chrusciel, entertained us with poetry.
Photos by Robert Steele
Thank you to all who attended.
Worcester Poetry Pop-Up
Worcester City Hall
April 8, 2015
8th Annual WCPA College Poetry
Contest Finalists' Reading
April 11, 2015
finalist and judge bios and information.
2015 Manuscript Prize
2015 Performance Prize
Worcester State University
Thank you to everyone who submitted their poetry to
The WCPA Annual
Poetry Contest: The
Frank O'Hara Prize.
2015 Contest Chair: Robert Steele
Visit the 2015 Contest Page for the submission guidelines and info on online submissions.
June 16, 2015 was Bloomsday -- Worcester’s 20th Annual Ramble
photos by Kristina England, Jay Lavelle and Robert Steele
Thanks to organizers Kristina England, Jay Lavelle and Anne Marie Lucci.
See you on June 16, 2016!
National Poetry Month Highlights!
Worcester City Hall
April 9 - Patricia Youngblood
The Street Beat
April 21 - MegaSlam2015
Worcester Public Library
Apirl 24 - Glen D'Alessio
April 25 - Doug Behm
The Fourth Saturday Open Mic
Berlin 1870 Town Hall
Congratulations to the Winners of the
2015 WCPA Annual Poetry Contest:
the Frank O'Hara Prize
Jennifer Freed - Honorable Mention
"The Thing With(out) Feathers"
John Eisner - Third Prize
"Bullets in Water"
Anne Marie Lucci - Second Prize
"Rules for Happiness"
Emily Ferrara - First Prize
"On the Morning of the Third Supermoon"
The Winner's Reading was held on Sunday, September 27th
at the First Unitarian Church, 90 Main Street, Worcester.
We were joined by Contest judge Dawn Potter.
Photos courtesy of Bob Gill