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Poetry Center

Poetry Conference

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Poetry Center

Address: 
720 South High Street 
Main Hall, Rm 151
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-2598 
Email: poetry@wcupa.edu

Poetry Conference

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The West Chester University Poetry Conference (WCUPC) stands out among other writers’ conferences both for its unique focus on the traditional craft of poetry and for the way it combines a writers’ conference with a scholarly conference. WCUPC is unique because it offers workshops in traditional poetic craft, and provides a national forum to discuss major trends in contemporary poetry. Writers, critics, and students mix together in a notably friendly, informal, and egalitarian atmosphere. As critic Carlin Romano noted, it is "the nation's most intellectually rigorous conference for poets." (Philadelphia Inquirer).

We hope to see you at our next conference where we celebrate our 25th Anniversary and National Poetry Month. This year's conference will be held April 2-4, 2020 with Keynote Speaker, Molly Peacock.

CONTACT:

WCU Poetry Center
720 S. High Street
Main Hall, Rm 151
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
610-436-2598 | poetry@wcupa.edu

Jesse Waters, Program Director

 

2018 POETRY CONFERENCE PHOTOS

 

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