Upcoming Readings and Events

Sunday, August 18 @ 7:00pm
David Jahn @ Listen! A Poetry Reading
Nick's Worcester, 124 Millbury Street, Worcester

Monday, August 19 @ 8:45pm
The Dirty Gerund Poetry Show
Ralph’s Rock Diner, 148 Grove Street, Worcester

Saturday, August 24 @ 7:00pm
Southboro Poetry Workshop @ The Fourth Saturday Open Mic
Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Street, Worcester

Sunday, August 25 @ 7:00pm
Susan Roney-O’Brien @ Listen! A Poetry Reading
Nick's Worcester, 124 Millbury Street, Worcester

Monday, August 26 @ 7:00pm
Free Peoples Artists Workshop
Annie’s Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester

Monday, August 26 @ 8:45pm
The Dirty Gerund Poetry Show
Ralph’s Rock Diner, 148 Grove Street, Worcester

Tuesday, August 27 @ 6:30pm
Southborough Poetry Workshop
Southborough Public Library, 25 Main Street, Southborough

Tuesday, August 27 @ 7:00pm
Nancy Strong @ The Thirsty Lab Poetry Series
The Thirsty Lab, Route 31, Princeton

Tuesday, August 27 @ 7:00pm
Paul Richmond @ The Poetorium at Starlite
starlite Art Gallery, 39 Hamilton Street, Southbridge



Sunday, September 1 @ 7:00pm
Listen! A Poetry Reading
Nick's Worcester, 124 Millbury Street, Worcester

Sunday, September 1 @ 9:00pm
The Duende Project at Nick’s every other Sunday!
Nick’s Worcester, 124 Millbury Street, Worcester

Monday, September 2 @ 8:45pm
The Dirty Gerund Poetry Show
Ralph’s Rock Diner, 148 Grove Street, Worcester

Wednesday, September 4 @ 7:00pm
WCPA Monthly Board Meeting
WCPA Office @ the Sprinkler Factory, 38 Harlow Street, Worcester

Sunday, September 8 @ 7:00pm
Listen! A Poetry Reading
Nick's Worcester, 124 Millbury Street, Worcester


Highlighted events are either organized or co-sponsored by the WCPA.

Visit the Planning Calendar for future event dates
Post Script - a reading by workshop leaders

Bedlam Book Cafe
138 Green St, Suite 1
Worcester

June 15 - Patrick Donnelly

August 3 - Rhett Watts (rescheduled from July 20)

August 17 - Martha Carlson Bradley

September 14 - J.D. Scrimgeour

Free and open to the public.  Co-sponsored by Bedlam Book Cafe and the WCPA.


























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The WCPA is excited to announce the winners of the 2019 Annual Poetry Contest: The Frank O'Hara Prize

First Prize - Carolyn Oliver for Rhododendrons
Second prize - Jacqueline Morrill for Unhinged
Third prize - Jennifer Freed for RIPTIDE
Honorable Mention - bg Thurston for Gladiolas

Visit the 2019 Contest page for additional information.