Stanley Kunitz Childhood Home
ALTAFF Literary Landmark Dedication
June 19, 2010
Frank O'Hara Birthday Reading
June 27, 2010
One Ekman Street, Worcester

Worcester County Poetry Association
Established 1971
Worcester County Poetry Association / PO Box 804, Worcester, MA 01613 / 508-797-4770 /

2010 Archive
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featuring 2009/2010 Worcester Area Poetry Contest Winners, celebrated National Poetry
Month on Monday, April 5, at Quinsigamond Community College. Students of Prof. Trent Masiki joined other poets with favorite and
original poems.

The Charles Olson Centenary

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Photos & Olson links

Photo courtesy of Charles Olson Papers, Archives & Special Collections, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
Guest Poet Bernard Horn
WCPA 2010-2011 Board
Elizabeth Bacon
Jonathon Blake
Alex Charalambides
Carrie Corcoran
Edward R. Cronin
Francine D’Alessandro
Monica Elefterion
Jim Fay
Gary Hawksley
Matt Hopewell
Carle Johnson
Jay Lavelle
Dan Lewis
Anne Marie Lucci
David Macpherson
Rodger Martin
Trent Masiki
Laura Menides
Paul Szlosek
Robert Steele
Monique Surdyka
Joseph Reynolds
Eleanor Vincelette
Mark Wagner
Ian Williams
Patricia Youngblood

WCPA 2010 -2011 Officers

President - Jay Lavelle
VP/Programming - Mark Wagner
VP/Publicity - Anne Marie Lucci
Treasurer - Carle Johnson
Editor, TWR - Rodger Martin

A collaboration of WCPA and Worcester Public Schools

This series of professional development workshops is open to teachers
in the Worcester Public Schools using local literature to enhance reading and writing skills for teachers and students. 

January 23 - Workshop I:  Stanley Kunitz
February 27 - Workshop II:  Frank O'Hara
March 20 - Workshop III: Charles Olson
April 10 - Workshop IV: Elizabeth Bishop
May 22 - Worcester Teacher & Writers' Conference

Registration is limited to 40 participants.  

For additional information:
Phyllis Goldstein, Curriculum Coordinator, Worcester Public Schools

The Places Poems Make Website & Resouce Pages
The Places Poems Make
Portraits of the Artist

Kris Johnson (reclining, as Molly Bloom) surrounded by an appreciative audience of Bloomsday Ramblers at First Unitarian Church. This year, ramblers included visitors from Boston, Springfield, and Connecticut -
all for the love of Joyce.  More photos
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WCPA Annual Business Meeting & Elections
Sunday, February 28
Worcester Public Library
sings & talks & plays

Saturday, March 27, 2010
Worcester State University

2010 Frank O'Hara Prize Winners' Reading
Sunday, September 12
First Unitarian Church
2010 Greg Stockmal Reading
Friday, October 8, 2010
Clark University Library

Carol Stockmal, Stephen Cramer

Elizabeth Bishop Gravesite Reading
October 6, 2010 - Hope Cemetery
Stanley Kunitz Childhood Home docents lead a group discusson.
First Monday Poetry Series
Thursday, March 25, 2010
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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