Held during National Poetry Month as part of Hay Memorial Library’s Great
Lakes Poetry Series, “Meaning, Sound, & Rhythm” is a one–day arts program to
promote and encourage creative writing and artistic expression.
The program is open to the public, ages 16 and up, with a registration
donation of $5.00. The fee covers all workshop materials and registration.
Event Location: Sackets Harbor Ballroom, West Main St., Sackets Harbor, NY
Hours: Saturday, April 23, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
1:00 to 2:00 Reading & Discussion with Philip Memmer
2:00 to 4:00 Writer’s Workshop led by feature poet, Phil Memmer
Write your own poetry and verse from prompts provided
to spark inspiration. In this workshop writers will
explore use of sound and rhythm, and have the
opportunity to read their work.
4:00 to 5:00 Poetry Slam with Refreshments
–Registration for the workshop is limited to 25
ABOUT OUR FEATURE POET
Award–winning poet, editor and teacher, Philip Memmer is the Director of the
Arts Program at the Syracuse YMCA. A member of the National Poetry Foundation, Memmer is the author of five poetry books:
• Pantheon (2019)
• The Storehouses of the Snow: Psalms, Parables and Dreams (2012)
• Lucifer: A Hagiography (2009)
• Threat of Pleasure (2008)
• Sweetheart, Baby, Darling (2004)