This weekend retreat with poet David Keplinger will explore a creative path to presence through meditative poetry, how to make listening to, reading and/or writing poetry a meditation practice, and explore the body as a vessel for the poem and nature as springboard for writing poetry.
The Ogunquit Museum of American Art will host poet and essayist Alison Hawthorne Deming for a poetry reading with Betsy Sholl and Christopher Seid entitled “Arts & Letters by the Sea." The program will include light refreshments and a book signing.
Author and poet Alison Hawthorne Deming will host a talk titled "Hunting for Herring: An Evening in Celebration of Fishery Traditions on Grand Manan & Beyond" on her interest in "stone wiers" as well as the importance of herring throughout history and around the world.
As a part of their "Breath and Matter" series, Boston Sculptors Gallery will host poet and author Alison Hawthorne Deming for an exhibition titled "Words to Wood/Wood to Words" in collaboration with sculptor Susan Lyman.
Chris Dombrowski, author of Body of Water, will be among the guest writers featured at the Beargress Writing Retreat for four days of readings, workshops, craft talks, and generative writing opportunities.