Poetry Barn’s mission is to nurture poetry education, inspiration, and appreciation by sponsoring poetry-related workshops, retreats, readings, and a comprehensive contemporary poetry library freely accessible to the public.
Nestled in the foothills of Catskill Park in Hudson Valley, we are surrounded by the protected lands of the Ashokan Reservoir, part of the New York City watershed.
A fiscally-sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a 501(c)(3) organization, your donations are gratefully welcomed and fully tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
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1693 State Route 28A
West Hurley, NY 12491
Onsite and Online Workshops
We design signature seasonal retreats in our inspiring location with peer poets and master teaching artists.
We sponsor ad-hoc readings benefiting local charities.
Some have published their first poems from our workshops. Others have honed award-winning collections.
Working poets value our online self-paced workshops led by master teaching artists on diverse themes.
Teaching Artists Supported
We're honored to provide teaching artists with fulfilling work.