Summer Programs at The Frost Place – Applications Open Today!



Summer in The White Mountains. You sit back on Robert Frost’s porch and take in the view as the sun sets, pink and orange among the wrinkles of Mt. Lafayette. In a moment, you will walk through the torches into Robert Frost’s barn and hear amazing poets read their work—a memory to keep you warm later in the winter months.

Come to The Frost Place this summer for a one of a kind experience. Have a discussion in Robert Frost’s barn on how to bring poetry into your classroom at the Conference on Poetry and Teaching, or live and dine with faculty between workshops and classes at the Conference on Poetry and the Poetry Seminar.

Robert Frost said, “It is only a moment here and a moment there that the greatest writer has.”

We’ve experienced those moments here at The Frost Place more than any other place in the world.


Frost_Lecturing_Cropped_Resized.jpgConference on Poetry and Teaching | June 25 – 29, 2016

Director: Dawn Potter    Associate Director: Teresa Carson
Faculty: Kerrin McCadden, Rich Villar
Held each year in June, the Conference on Poetry and Teaching is a unique opportunity for teachers to work closely with both their peers and a team of illustrious poets who have particular expertise in working with teachers at all levels. Read more…

IMG_0483.JPGWriting Intensive | June 29 – 30, 2016

Director: Afaa Michael Weaver
The Frost Place Writing Intensive is a day-and-a-half reading and writing workshop that directly follows the Conference on Poetry and Teaching. Led by renowned poet-teacher Afaa Micheal Weaver, it gives teachers the opportunity to focus entirely on their own creative growth. Read more…

IMG_0485.JPGConference on Poetry | July 10 – 16, 2016

Director: Martha Rhodes
Faculty and Fellows: Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Maudelle Driskell, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Michael Klein, Matthew Olzmann, Collier Nogues
Spend a week at “intensive poetry camp” with writers who are deeply committed to learning more about the craft of writing poetry. Read more…

IMG_0490.JPGPoetry Seminar | July 31 – August 5, 2016

Director: Patrick Donnelly
Faculty: Ilya Kaminsky, Cleopatra Mathis, Lyrae Van-Clief Stefanon
You’re invited to join a select community of poets for 5-1/2 days this August to refresh your artistic inspiration in a setting of great natural beauty. Read more…


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