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Sunday, September 23 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
The Winners’ Reading for the WCPA's 2018 Poetry Contest: The Frank O’Hara Prize

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Join the winners of the WCPA's 2018 Annual Poetry Contest: The Frank O'Hara Prize for a reading of their work and the work of contest judge, Regie Gibson. There will be an opportunity to mingle over refreshments as well.

This year's winners include: First Prize - Jeff Walt, Second Prize - Nicole DiCello, Third Prize - Malt Schlitzman, and Honorable Mention - Michael Morlock. Contest Chairperson, Bob Gill, will moderate the ceremony.

Contest judge Regie Gibson is a literary performer and educator who received his MFA from New England College. He’s lectured and performed in the U.S., Cuba, and Europe. Representing the U.S., Regie competed for and received the Absolute Poetry Award in Monfalcone, Italy.  He is a former National Poetry Slam Champion, performs regularly with Atlas Soul: a world-music ensemble, and The Regie Gibson Project. He is also one half of the duo, Shakespeare to Hip-Hop: An education and performance vehicle integrating the performance and study of classical and modern texts into English curriculums.

Please join us for what is always a fun, and inspiring, event.

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Regie Gibson

Literary Performer Regie Gibson has lectured & performed in the U.S., Cuba and Europe. Representing the U.S., Regie competed for and received the Absolute Poetry Award in Monfalcone, Italy. He’s featured on HBO, 3-TED X events & was nominated for a Boston Emmy. He’s received both... Read More →




Sunday September 23, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
First Unitarian Church, Worcester

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