May 23, 1939 - January 17, 2013
Remembering Jack McCarthy
Jack McCarthy once brought a Worcester crowd to a standing ovation with an epic poem about Latin class. The poem was titled “Magnum Iter”...
The Boston Globe
Jack McCarthy, legendary writer in Boston’s slam poetry scene
At some 200 lines, Jack McCarthy’s first published poem appeared in the Boston Sunday Globe in October 1976. Filling a page, “South Boston Sunday” describes...