Barbara Adams

Woodstock Poetry Society Featuring Barbara Adams and Philip Fried

The next gathering of the Woodstock Poetry Society takes place this coming Saturday afternoon at the Golden Notebook starting at 2 p.m. Host Phillip Levine has two great poets, Barbara Adams and Philip Fried, lined up as the featured readers for this great Hudson Valley poetry series.

Here is more info from the host himself:

Woodstock Poetry Society & Festival as part of the Woodstock Arts Consortium is sponsoring the following poetry event as part of the Woodstock “Second Saturdays” Art Events. For a full listing of “Second Saturday” events, see:

Barbara AdamsPoets Barbara Adams and Philip Fried will be the featured readers, along with an open mike when the Woodstock Poetry Society & Festival meets at Golden Notebook (Upstairs), 29 Tinker Street on Saturday, May 14 at 2pm.


Barbara Adams has published three books of poetry, Hapax Legomena and The Ordinary Living, and her 2014 book, Destinations. She has also published a book on an American poet, Laura Riding, The Enemy Self: Poetry & Criticism of Laura Riding. The Stone Man and the Poet, a memoir, was published in 2012.

She won the Robert Frost Foundation Award for Poetry (2007), and the 1999 Negative Capability Fiction Prize for a short story.


Philip FriedPhilip Fried has published six books of poetry. His most recent collection, Interrogating Water (Salmon, 2014), was called “outstanding” by The Guardian and praised for “the valor and vision of its protest.” Forthcoming from Salmon in 2016 is a new volume of poetry titled Squaring the Circle.

For further information on this great, long running series, contact Phillip X Levine (845)246-8565 or email:


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