SPRING, 2017 Workshops: Full- and Part-time, April 11 - June 15

Full-Time Schedule & Fees

For full-time participants, the fee for 12 sessions is $725. There are four sessions from which to choose: Tuesday mornings; Tuesday evenings; Thursday mornings and Thursday evenings.

Tuesday Mornings 10 A.M. (Apr. 11 - Jun. 13)

Tuesday Evenings 7 P.M. (Apr. 11 - Jun. 13)

Thursday Mornings 10 A.M. (Apr. 13 - Jun. 15)

Thursday Evenings 7 P.M. (Apr. 13 - Jun. 15)

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Half-Time Schedule & Fees

For a six-alternating-weeks program, you may select either of the four TRUTH or four BEAUTY schedules for a fee of $420. No substitutions or make-ups will be allowed. If you need to cancel or miss a particular day included in your schedule, there is no substitution option.

Tuesday (10 A.M. and 7 P.M.) section "TRUTH" Apr. 11, 25; May 9, 23; Jun. 6

Tuesday (10 A.M. and 7 P.M.) section "BEAUTY" Apr. 18; May 2, 16, 30; Jun. 13

Thursday (10 A.M. and 7 P.M.) section "TRUTH" Apr. 13, 27; May 11, 25; Jun. 8

Thursday (10 A.M. and 7 P.M.) section "BEAUTY" Apr. 20; May 4, 18; Jun 1, 15

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Registration: The registration and feres payment deadline for spring, 2017 is April 1. Register by emailing Carol Hobbs, Workshop Administrator, at carol@poemworks.com, or calling (781)769-2066. Checks are payable to Barbara Helfgott Hyett and mailed to Barbara Helfgott Hyett, PO Box 67107, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-9998. Barbara's telephone contact: (617)332-3590.

Bring A Friend Program: If a registered participant brings a friend to a single class, and the friend signs up for the semester term, PoemWorks will pay the registered participant a finders fee of $100. And if you bring 10, imagine how far you can go!

Visiting Poet Program: Any current or former Workshop member is welcome to attend any individual workshop session on a space-available basis. The fee is $100 per session, and must be scheduled in advance by contacting Barbara directly. One week advance notice is required.

Individual Work with Barbara: Individual sessions with Barbara (such as working on manuscript completion or reading work for publication) may be scheduled with Barbara directly. Call to arrange.

New Members: Please mail 5 poems, SASE and fee to Barbara Helfgott Hyett, PO Box 67107, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-9998. Or email barbara@poemworks.com

Poetry of Place: Maine. October 21-23, 2016

SIGN UP NOW – SPACE IS LIMITED!!

October 21 - 23, 2016

Poetry of Place:

Split Rock Cove, Maine

 

Boston poet Barbara Helfgott Hyett returns to 26 Split Rock Cove for the 4th Annual Poetry of Place weekend

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 selectedBooklist's "Editor's Choice"; Natural Law, was first in the Salt River poetry series; The Double Reckoning ofChristopher 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, TheNation, Hudson Review, Massachusetts Review, Agni, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, The Women'sReview ofBooks, and in over fortyanthologies. 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 at sandy@26splitrockcove.com

2016 Spring Workshops

Spring Workshops start March 31

Register any time during the term!

FULL-TIME SCHEDULE AND FEES

For full-time participants, the fee for 12 sessions is $725. There are four sessions from which to choose: Tuesday mornings, Tuesday evenings, Thursday mornings, and Thursday evenings.

Tuesday Mornings (10 A.M.) April 5 - June 21

Tuesday Evenings (7 P.M.) April 5 - June 21

NOTE: Tuesday night group ONLY-- April 12 meets Wednesday April 13 because Barbara is reading on April 12 at the Newton Free Library.

Thursday Mornings (10 A.M.) March 31 - June 16

Thursday Evenings (7 P.M.) March 31 - June 16

 

HALF-TIME SCHEDULE AND FEES

For a program of six alternating weeks, you may select either of the four TRUTH or four BEAUTY schedules for a fee of $420. No substitutions or "make-ups" will be allowed for half-time students. If you need to cancel or miss a particular day included in your schedule, there is no substitution option.

Tuesdays (10 A.M. and 7 P.M.) 

Section "Truth:" April 5, 19; May 3, 17, 31; June 14

Section "Beauty:" April 12 (A.M.), April 13 (P.M), April 26; May 10, 24; June 7, 21

Thursdays (10 A.M. and 7 P.M.) 

Section "Truth:" March 31; April 14, 28; May 12, 26; June 9

Section "Beauty:" April 7, 21; May 5, 19; June 2, 16

 

REGISTRATION

The registration and fees payment deadline for Winter 2016 is Monday, December 28, 2015. Register by emailing Carol Hobbs, Workshop Administration at carol@poemworks.com or calling (781)769-2066. Checks are payable to Barbara Helfgott Hyett and mailed to Barbara Helfgott Hyett, PO Box 67107, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-9998. Barbara's telephone contact: (617)332-3590

 

"BRING A FRIEND" PROGRAM

if a registered participant brings a friend to a single class, and the friend signs up for a semester term, PoemWorks will pay the registered participant a finders fee of $100. And if you bring 10, imagine how far you can go!

 

"VISITING POET" PROGRAM

Any current or former Workshop member is welcome to attend any individual workshop session on a space-available basis. The fee is $100 per session, and must be scheduled in advance by contacting Barbara directly. One week notice is required.

 

INDIVIDUAL WORK WITH BARBARA

Individual sessions with Barbara (such as working on manuscript completion or readying work for publication) may be scheduled by contacting Barbara directly. The fee is $100 per hour.

 

NEW MEMBERS

Please mail 5 poems, SASE and fee to Barbara Helfgott Hyett, P.O. Box 67107, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-9998 or email barbara@poemworks.com

 

Since 1984, prize-winning poet Barbara Helfgott Hyett, has conducted PoemWorks Workshops in the Boston area.


Each workshop session is a gathering of poets who each bring work to the table for reading and critique. Each weekly session provides intensive critical analysis in a supportive atmosphere as poets work towards finely-honed, completed poems.

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