The Elizabeth Bishop Conference & Poetry Festival

Festival Readings

Every evening at 8 p.m. during the week of October 6 to October 12, prominent poets with some connection to Elizabeth Bishop will be reading from their own work, as well as the work of others. In addition, a specially commisioned staged reading of Bishop's translation of the Diary of Helena Morley will be presented.

Tentative schedule:

Monday, Oct. 6
Sandra McPherson
Worcester State College

Tuesday, Oct. 7
Kathleen Spivack
Shrewsbury Public Library

Wednesday, Oct. 8
Donald Hall
Becker College

Thursday, Oct. 9
Derek Walcott
1992 Nobel Laureate, Clark University

Friday, Oct. 10
Mark Strand
College of the Holy Cross

Saturday, Oct. 11
Frank Bidart & Lloyd Schwartz
Assumption College

Sunday, Oct. 12
From The Diary of Helena Morley
Reading by Ann Marie Shea
brunch and program
Quinsigamond Community College


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