Eve Rifkah - Poetry Reading
Eve Rifkah, poet and recipient of the 2021 Kunitz award from the Worcester County Poetry Association, is a longtime Worcester resident.
She worked with the Telegram & Gazette for 17 years and has taught writing and English composition college courses at Fitchburg State University, Worcester State University, WPI and Clark University.
Rifkah was co-founder of the nonprofit organization Poetry Oasis (1998-2012), which focused on education and promoting local poets, and was founder-editor of the literary journal Diner, which ran for seven years.
She is the author of Dear Suzanne (2010) and Outcasts: The Penikese Leper Hospital 1905-1921 (2010). Her newest book is Lost in Sight.