Frost Farm Poetry Conference Overview

Friday's 2015 Opening Conference Dinner at the Robert Frost Farm Derry, NH

Friday's 2015 Opening Conference Dinner at the Robert Frost Farm Derry, NH

Update May 15, 2019: Workshop assignments will be emailed to all participants shortly. The email will also ask for Friday dinner preferences and will provide instructions on how to send poems for review by your instructors.

Registration for the Frost Farm Poetry Conference, June 14-16, is still open! There are a few spots still left in the 2019 Conference. Registration will close on June 1, 2019. Please click the link at the bottom of the page for pricing and registration information. 

Let your inspiration take form...

From Friday, June 14 through Sunday, June 16, 2019, join a small community of people at the historic Robert Frost Farm learning, reading and writing formal poetry with contemporary award-winning poets in an intimate workshop environment. Choose your focus from a series of offerings designed to provide tools for beginning poets as well as perfect the mastery of published poets.

Conference registration includes:

  • A choice of one of five workshops on various aspects of metrical poetry, including a Master class

  • One-on-one meeting with your instructor, who will provide personalized input on your poems (submitted in advance)

  • Keynote speaker: Bruce Bennett

  • Poet in Residence, Rhina Espaillat, will be available for individual critiques throughout the conference

  • Saturday afternoon panel: TBD

  • Readings by Frost Farm Prize winner and award-winning conference instructors

  • Opportunity to read your work at the historic Frost Farm during our participant readings

  • Delicious Friday night Welcome Reception on Frost Farm grounds

  • Breakfast and lunch (Saturday and Sunday) and Saturday night dinner

  • Networking and encouragement in a convivial setting with other poetry lovers

Pricing and registration information


Sponsored by the Trustees of the Robert Frost Farm and the Hyla Brook Poets