Poetry Writing 2018-12-13T19:49:55+00:00

Poetry Workshops

Josh Lewis headshot

The Broome County Arts Council hosts a Poetry Workshop Series, facilitated by Dr. Joshua Lewis. There will be five sessions, listed below, during Spring 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 currently working on various poetry manuscripts.

Workshop Schedule

Acrostic and Ekphrasis Poetry Workshop at the Broome County Arts Council
Monday, Nov. 5th, 2018 at 5 – 7 pm at 95 Court Street, Artisan Gallery, Binghamton.
GOAL: The goal of this workshop is to explore how to write poetry with hidden messages along with poems based off of works of art.

Science Fiction and Horror Poetry Workshop at the Broome County Arts Council
Monday, December 3rd, 2018 at 6 – 8 pm at 95 Court Street, Artisan Gallery, Binghamton.
GOAL: The goal of this workshop is to explore the conventions behind Science Fiction and Horror Poetry.

Poetic Forms of Rondeau, Triolet, Kyrielle, and Trintina Poetry Workshop at the Broome County Arts Council
Monday, February 4th, 2018 at 6 – 8 pm at 95 Court Street, Artisan Gallery, Binghamton.
GOAL: The goal is to explore the poetic forms of Rondeau, Triolet, Kyrielle, and Tritina.

Publishing Poetry Workshop at the Broome County Arts Council
Monday, March 4th, 2018 at 6 – 8 pm at 95 Court Street, Artisan Gallery, Binghamton.
GOAL: The goal is to explore avenues for poetic publication.

How to Perform Poetry Workshop at the Broome County Arts Council
Monday, April 8th, 2018 at 6 – 8 pm at 95 Court Street, Artisan Gallery, Binghamton.
GOAL: The goal of this workshop is to explore how to perform poetry.