The Elizabeth Bishop Conference & Festival

About the Conference & Festival

The Worcester County Poetry Association is the coordinating sponsor for a city-wide celebration of the poetry and life of Worcester-born poet, Elizabeth Bishop. The scholarly conference, from October 9 to 12 on the campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), is the foundation of a wider celebration which includes poetry readings and other related activities throughout the week of October 6-12.

Cooperating with the Worcester County Poetry Association are Assumption College, Becker College, Clark University, The College of the Holy Cross, Quinsigamond Community College, WPI, and Worcester State College. Other institutions and agencies supporting various activities during the festival include the Colleges of Worcester Consortium, the Elizabeth Bishop Society, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Fletcher/Priest Gallery, Worcester Cultural Commission, Shrewsbury Public Library, Worcester Public Library, and Worcester Historical Museum.

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