Poetry Workshop + Artists Reception July 13

The Transformative Process of Ekphrastic Response: A Poetry Workshop with Writer Nancy Dafoe

In appreciation of works displayed at the library by artists Harry McCue and June Szabo

This is an in-person combined poetry workshop and artist reception. There will be time for Q&A, socializing, and refreshments as well as learning how to use the ekphrastic form in response to visual art.

Dafoe, a nationally awarded writer in poetry, prose poetry, and fiction, has taught at the high school and college level. She has published ten books, including two books of poetry. https://www.nancydafoebooks.com/

Nancy has participated in ekphrastic poetry events at the Schweinfurth Art Center, this is her poem Red in response to Carol Miraben‘s Teal.

All are welcome, registration is appreciated. Call 607-582-6218 or email

This program is free for participants thanks to funds from the Statewide Community Regrants program, a regrant program of New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by Auburn Public Theater.