Summer, 2017 workshops

Full-Time Schedule & Fees

Sign up for any combination of dates and times you'd enjoy!
As many as 24, as few as 1. Be specific in listing class times & dates.

Tuesday Mornings: 10 A.M. -1 P.M.
Tuesday Evenings: 7 P.M. -10 P.M.

DATES:            July 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Tuesday Mornings: 10 A.M. -1 P.M.
Tuesday Evenings: 7 P.M. -10 P.M.

DATES:            July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

6 sessions $420
3 sessions $240
1 sessions $90

Bring a friend:
$50 one class accompanied by a paid member

Summer Tune Up:
A 2-hour private session for $150; for standing members only.


Registration: The registration and feres payment deadline for summer, 2017 is Monday, June 26. Register by emailing Carol Hobbs, Workshop Administrator, at, 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.

Refer 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 ($90 for summer 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