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P.O. Box 391

Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538


Phone: (207) 633-3913



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Poetry Workshop

In 1997 Jean Webster, a poet and Lincoln Arts Festival board member established a poetry program in the region. The first year poets from New York presented a program. Their leadership created an enthusiasm among local people who write poetry, and over the years the poetry workshop has continued to thrive.


This workshop will be a combination of writing from observation and memory. Participants will begin with quick writing exercises designed to open them to seeing the world that’s right in front of them,  then follow their instincts and intuition move more deeply into their work. Attendees will look at examples of other writers, read each other’s work, and spend lots of time writing. The goal is to start without judging and end up in a place that might surprise.



September 11, 2021 

9 a.m. until 4 p.m.


Annual Poetry Writers' Workshop  

led via ZOOM by Carol Bachofner



Registration for this event is limited

For more information, or to order tickets, call 207-633-3913 or email



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