Gatherings

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 mainepoet@me.com or 207-594-8954
9:00
Check-in; meet and greet
10:00
Types/styles/methods of critique
Strategies for applying critique principles to our own work when revising
12:15
Brown bag lunch, birthday cake (gluten free flour used)
1:00-2:30
Practicing two types of critique methods using our poems and a poem of another poet
2:30-3:15
Poet's Corner (open mic). Bring a poem of no longer than 24 lines on the theme: "What to do to survive winter".
3:15-3:30
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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