Poetry Workshops

Josh Lewis headshot

The Broome County Arts Council hosts a Poetry Workshop Series, facilitated by Dr. Joshua Lewis. There will be three sessions, listed below, during Summer 2019.

The workshops are free for Broome Arts Council Members and the General Public. Pre-registration is recommended. Please email jlewis2@binghamton.edu for further details.

Dr. Joshua Lewis obtained his PhD in English from Binghamton University in 2012, and he has been a part of the local community since 2004. His poetry has appeared in SUNY Broome Community College’s literary magazine, Breaking Ground, along with other literary journals such as the Patterson Literary Review and the Edison Literary Review He also worked as a poetry editor for the Broome Review, and is editing on various poetry manuscripts for submission.

Workshop Schedule

Sonnet Workshop at the Broome County Arts Council
Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 6 – 8 pm at 95 Court Street, Artisan Gallery, Binghamton.
GOAL: The goal of this workshop is to explore the different ways to set up sonnets along with critiquing each other’s poems.

Syntax and Punctuation Workshop at the Broome County Arts Council
Monday, July 8th, 2019 at 6 – 8 pm at 95 Court Street, Artisan Gallery, Binghamton.
GOAL: The goal of this workshop is to explore how syntax and punction functions in conveying a poem’s overall message. The workshop will culminate with time to critique each other’s poems.

Writing Tropes Workshop at the Broome County Arts Council
Monday, August 5th, 2019 at 6 – 8 pm at 95 Court Street, Artisan Gallery, Binghamton.
GOAL: The goal of this workshop is to explore writing tropes. The workshop will culminate with time to critique each other’s poems.