The Goat Hill Poets
originated in 2007 as a monthly salon of poets who
met to critique and encourage new work. The group
took its name from its original meeting place on
Goat Hill Road in Saugerties. All the members were
invited to join through personal contacts. All are
published poets with credits ranging from small to
extensive, and all have been featured in poetry
series in the Hudson Valley area.
respect and affection for each others' work, and
having often attended each others' readings, the
members have decided to offer group readings. A
group anthology is in early planning stages. The
current members of the group are
Marianna Boncek, Leslie
Gerber, Alison Koffler, Judith Lechner, Tara McCarthy, Guy Reed,
and Cheryl A. Rice.
Two different programs
of poetry will presented.