Monday, June 3, 10 am - 1 pm

Writing from the Heart

Telling your Story Through Poetry

Take part in this fast and fun three-hour poetry workshop led by poet, writer and editor Patrick Hammer, Jr.  This workshop will explore Imagistic Poetry and Narrative Poetry followed by writing exercises of both. Writing prompts will be provided.  If you have original poems that you would like critiqued, please bring 8 copies of each poem, up to two. 

Workshop fee: $20 members, $25 not-yet members

Register HERE; workshop limited to 6. 

About Patrick Hammer, Jr.

Patrick Hammer, Jr., a resident of Saugerties, was formerly from The Bronx, and Paramus and Fort Lee in New Jersey. He has been on the poetry scene since the mid-70s and was a long-time member and workshop leader for North Jersey’s Bergen Poets. He co-led The Wild Angels writing workshops at Manhattan’s Cathedral of Saint John the Divine for ten years, 2000-2010. During the 1980s he led workshops at the Fort Lee Adult School. For nearly 20 years he led workshops for writing and poetry appreciation at the Fort Lee Senior Activity Center. Hammer is recently co-founder of The Blue Stone Poets and their workshops meeting in the Village of Saugerties. He has 9 books published and appears widely in small literary magazines here and abroad.