The Gatherings are held in January in Midcoast area, February in Portland area, March in Augusta area.
MPS members given priority registration; others welcome on a space available basis.
Limited to 12 participants unless otherwise announced.
RSVP a must.
You may attend any or all of these gatherings.

Regional Gathering Midcoast Area
Saturday, April 1, 2017 (postponed from January)- 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
HOST: Carol Bachofner
Location: Lincoln Street Art Center, 24 Lincoln Street, Rockland
BRING: $5 registration fee. A brown bag lunch. Bring your coffee or other beverage and any snack food you may want. None will be provided on site.
RSVP by March 21st to Carol at or 207-594-8954
Check-in; meet and greet
Types/styles/methods of critique
Strategies for applying critique principles to our own work when revising
Brown bag lunch, birthday cake (gluten free flour used)
Practicing two types of critique methods using our poems and a poem of another poet
Poet's Corner (open mic). Bring a poem of no longer than 24 lines on the theme: "What to do to survive winter".
Fill out evaluation forms
Farewell and homeward
NOTE: Please bring two poems: one of your own and one you admire written by someone else. Both will be critiqued.

Guests are welcome!

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