Elizabeth Bishop centennial events

The Worcester County Poetry Association is sponsoring a bunch of events in the coming month to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Elizabeth Bishop’s birth. 

N.O.W. Women’s Issues Book Discussion Group
Monday, January 10 – 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Street, Worcester
An informal discussion of The More I Owe You, Michael Sledge’s novelization of Elizabeth Bishop’s 17 years in Brazil with her friend and lover Lota de Macedo Soares. All are welcome!

100th Anniversary of Elizabeth Bishop’s Birth
Tuesday, February 8
4:30pm – Reading at Hope Cemetery, Worcester (rain or shine)6:00pm – Dinner at Pampas Churrascuria Restaurant, East Central & Shrewsbury Streets, Worcester

Street Beat Celebrates Elizabeth Bishop at 100
Thursay, February 10 – 7:00pm
Vasa Hall, 1 Ekman Street (1st Floor), Worcester
Participatory reading of “The Country Mouse”, refreshments.

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