Poetry workshops, retreats, readings, and the largest independent poetry lending library in the region.

library hours

May 1- November 1
Tuesday & Thursday
10-5 PM

Location

1693 State Route 28A
West Hurley, NY 12491

email

info@poetrybarn.co

 

 

Programs

Onsite and Online Workshops

Offering online workshops since 2007, we now also offer a monthly workshop at the barn for members.

Library

We hold over 2,000 volumes of poetry, freely browsable, and lendable to members.

Retreats

Signature seasonal retreats in a beautiful location with peer poets and master teaching artists.

Readings

We sponsor themed-readings benefiting local charities.

 
 

History

Originating in 2007 as a group of far-flung friends who exchanged critiques online, Poetry Barn began offering online workshops to the public in 2011.

In 2015, we transformed into a state-of-the-art literary center located in New York's Hudson Valley. 

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