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Poetry of Place at Split Rock Cove

October 21, 2016 - October 23, 2016

Poetry of Place: with poet Barbara Helfgott Hyett

Maximum 12 students

The weekend includes:
Friday afternoon at 5 pm for dinner and and evening of writing exercises
Saturday morning class from 9 – 11:30 am of generative writing towards a new poem
Saturday afternoon workshop for newly created poems
Sunday morning crafting exercises and re-writes
Sunday afternoon poetry reading

Also included:
Friday dinner, two breakfasts and two lunches
Lodging at the Blue Lupine Friday and Saturday nights; private or shared rooms with private baths. The Blue Lupine is a 10 minute walk from 26 Split Rock Cove
Free time on Saturday afternoon for writing, walking along the coast, or other adventures
Added option: lodging at the Blue Lupine on Sunday night for $45 / person, including breakfast

Cost: $475 including lodging;
or $325 without lodging

Poet, professor and public lecturer, Barbara Helfgott Hyett has published five collections of poetry: In Evidence: Poems of the Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps, based on her interviews with U.S. GI’s, and selected Booklist’s “Editor’s Choice”; Natural Law, was first in the Salt River poetry series; The Double Reckoning of Christopher Columbus, an epic poem on the 1492 voyage of the Columbian expedition, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. The Tracks We Leave: Poems on Endangered Wildlife of North America, and Rift have been widely reviewed. Other poems and essays have appeared in such journals as The New Republic, The Nation, Hudson Review, Massachusetts Review, Agni, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, The Women’s Review of Books, and in over forty anthologies. She is currently the director of PoemWorks, The Workshop for Publishing Poets, in Chestnut Hill, MA, named “One of the Best Workshops in Boston” by the Boston Globe.

To sign up, or for more information contact Sandy Weisman at 207 596 7624 or email sandy@26splitrockcove.com


October 21, 2016
October 23, 2016
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26 Split Rock Cove
26 Split Rock Cove
South Thomaston, ME 04858 United States
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207 596 7624