Today’s National Poetry Day. In England.

But isn’t that a good segue into some Stanley Kunitz-related activities for the weekend?

Friday, October 8 – 7:30pm
Annual Gregory Stockmal Reading featuring poet Stephen Cramer

Location: Clark University, Goddard Library
Free & Open to the Public
Sponsored by Worcester County Poetry Association’s Gregory Stockmal Reading Fund

Sunday, October 10 and Monday, October 11
Poet Stanley Kunitz (1905-2006) childhood home (4 Woodford Street, Worcester) is open to the public annually during the Footsteps in History weekend. There will be docent-led tours at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30, to learn more about the US Poet Laureate’s life in Worcester in the early 1900’s, his return 60 years later and his subsequent friendship with the Stockmals who purchased and restored the Kunitz home.

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