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A Saturday Night Reading at The CPC (many thanks to the late David Omar White)

NOTE: The Concord Poetry Center reading series is on hiatus while the Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts is undergoing extensive renovations. Workshop is still open.

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Gallery of Major Events 2004-2009

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C.D.Wright & Forrest Gander

America's foremost poetry couple doubled our pleasure.

St. Patrick's Day Gala Gathering

Kennedy, Donnelly, Delanty, Kearney, Houlihan, Tobin, Casey & More.

Lucie Brock-Broido Came to Our Town

Professor Brock-Broido showed us why she runs the show at Columbia.

Tribute to Jane Kenyon

Donald Hall and Joyce Peseroff loved Kenyon and her poetry, and we found out why.

An Evening of Great Poems

Robert Pinsky and Frank Bidart in a grand poetic conspiracy.

Dillon Bustin Sings Thoreau

Dillon and his harmonic convergence of Thoreau, poetry, and song.

To the Honor of Donald Justice

With Jorie Graham, Peter Sacks, Steven Cramer and more of the stars Justice helped to light.

Franz Wright Inaugurates the Center
Fall, 2004

Fresh Pulitzer Prize in hand, Franz wielded his spell-binding poems to dazzling effect.
It couldn't have been a better start.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Acton-Boxborough Cultural Council and from the Concord Cultural Council, local agencies supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Joan Houlihan, Director
Concord Poetry Center