Poet, published author and retired educator Paula Alida Roy will lead the Old Forge Library’s 2019 summer writing workshops, the library announced.
Youth sessions will be held 1-2 p.m. on Wednesdays, July 17- August 7. Adult sessions are 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, July 17- August 14. Enrollment is limited. Call the library at 315 369-6008 to register for either workshop.
Roy retired from her position as the chairperson of the Department of English at Westfield High School in New Jersey, and works as a consultant to schools and teachers. She has also served as a scholar-facilitator of several discussion and literacy programs sponsored by the New York State Council on the Humanities and created and led a series of film discussions at the Old Forge Library. The workshops are funded by New York State Council on the Arts Literature Program.