Readings, conferences, awards, and workshops at Robert Frost's Derry, NH home
Welcome to a photo tour of the inaugural Poetry at the Frost Farm: Writing in Meter and Form conference
Goodie bags await attendees
Hyla Brook Poets Cathy and Kyle smile for the camera while welcoming attendees
Let's get this party started!
Instructor A.M. Juster registers with Hyla Brook Poet Rhonda Woodward
Deborah Warren, Kevin Durkin, Michael Cantor and Rhina Espaillat, enjoy each other's company in the perfect setting
Duke graduate student Alex Fowler chats classics with A.M. Juster
Michael Cantor engages Deborah Warren, Len Krisak and Rhina Espaillat
Refreshments are served!
Student Grace Crawford with the perfect garden party hat for the occassion.
Dinner, drink and conversation among poets on a lovely evening. "Is this heaven?" asks Cal Johnson (front-left) from Florida.
The grounds of the Robert Frost Farm were alive with a celebration of poetry.
Director Robert Crawford welcomes everyone.
Hyla Brook co-founder Bill Gleed addresses the crowd.
At the Friday night Hyla Brook Reading Series, which opened our conference, seats were hard to come by.
Poet Bill Baer delivers the keynote address
Director Robert Crawford presents Bill Baer with a gift pen made from a maple tree that grew on Frost's farm
Frost Farm Prize judge and faculty member Joshua Mehigan introduces prize-winner Kevin Durkin
Kevin Durkin reads his winning poem
Faculty member Deborah Warren reads her work
Faculty member Alfred Nicol reads his work
Falculty member A.M. Juster reads his work
Special guest Rhina Espaillat reads her work
Attendee David Berman reads a poem.
Student Franny Osman reads at open mic
Seven of the Richard Wilbur Award winners and contest organizer Bill Baer. (l-r) Bill Baer, Rhina Espailat, Robert W. Crawford, A.M. Juster, Len Krisak, Alfred Nicol, Deborah Warren and Midge Goldberg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Wilbur_Award Members of this group have also won seven Howard Nemerov Sonnet awards http://theformalist.evansville.edu/nemerovwinners.htm
A special occasion almost always deserves chocolate (cake)!
Hylas Irene Baker and Robin Young at Saturday's cocktail reception
The joy was palpable as Powow poets mixed with Hylas, Eratospherians and others!
Left to right Susan Wereska, Deborah Warren, Grace Crawford, Claudia Gary and Midge Goldberg
Alex Fowler and Joshua Mehigan
Poetry Society of NH President Don Kimball (second from left) chats with Bob Moore, Alfred Nicol and Anne Mulvey
Cathy McDonald and Eileen Cleary catch up at Saturday's dinner
Len Krisak and Bill Baer
A.M. Juster and Bob Crawford
Roberta Flynn, Ann McCrea, Miranda Gualtieri, Rebecca Robertson, Alfred Nicol and Pricilla Turner-Spada
Midge Goldberg, Grace Crawford, Kevin Durkin, Josh Mehigan and Alex Fowler
Marti Noel and Susan Werenska
CLeone Graham and Patti O'Neil at Saturday evening's dinner
Claudia Gary, David Berman and Deborah Warren
Alfred Nicol teaches a class in the Robert Frost barn
A.M. Juster teaches about sonnets in the shade
Joshua Mehigan holds class in Robert Frost's kitchen
A beautiful Sunday afternoon for poetry (l-r seated) Rebecca Robertson, Paulette Turco, Priscilla Turner-Spada, Roberta Flynn, (standing) Alfred Nicol and Ann McCrea
Deborah Warren has one of many one-on-one meetings with a student
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(Photo of Frost Farm against the stars used with permission of DanSpace77)