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Summer Writers’ Workshops at the Old Forge Library
August 9, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 9, 2017
Adult and Young Adult Workshops will be held on 6 Wednesdays from July 5 through August 9 at the Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd. Young Adults will meet from 4-5:30 p.m. and Adults from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The director of both workshops will be Paula Roy. Enrollment is limited. Please call the Library (3153696008) to register for either workshop. These workshops are funded by NYSCA: the Literature Program with support from Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature.
Paula Roy is a writer and published author. She retired from her position as Chairperson of the Department of English at Westfield High School in New Jersey. She continues to work as a consultant to schools and teachers. Articles written by Paula about teaching, gender issues and homophobia in schools have appeared in books and journals. Her poetry has been published by such literary magazines as Blueline, Moon Journal, Waterways, Adirondack, Crone’s Nest, Iris, Earth’s Daughters, and Ruah. A chapbook entitled The Gradual Day was published in 2004. She has served as director of previous library summer writing workshops, scholar-facilitator of several discussion and literacy programs sponsored by the New York State Council on the Humanities. She has also created and led a series of film discussions at the Old Forge Library.