The Gatherings are held during the winter months in Auburn, Westbrook and Augusta. MPS members are given priority registration; others welcome on a space available basis. Limited to 12 participants unless otherwise announced.

RSVP a must unless otherwise indicated.

You may attend any or all of these gatherings.

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
$5 registration for supplies (handouts)

Gatherings format:
BYO coffee and muffin/breakfast snack in the morning
Welcome and introductions
Craft talk and discussion of a specific topic
Writing prompt or exercise, depending on the topic
Additional craft discussion and/or prompt/exercise
Open Mic of either a poem brought from home or something written during the Gathering (optional)

Winter Gatherings – 2019

One Gathering Yet to Happen

Regional Gathering Augusta Area

Saturday March 23, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
HOST: Sally Joy
Maine Authors Room, Maine State Library, Augusta
No lunch or refreshments at this two hour gathering. Bottled water will be provided. You may bring coffee or other beverage with you.
BRING: Up to 4 poems to share (Time allotted for each reader will depend on number of attendees.)
RSVP not required, but helpful: (email
FORMAT: Open Mic – number not limited
10:15: Sign-in; meet and greet
10:30-12:30: Open Mic


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