Pompton Poets

Visit FootworkAboveTheFalls to read participant’s poems.

Poets, writers, readers and listeners join the Pompton Poets with George Pereny, poet, musician and educator.

Meeting at the Pompton Lakes Library, 333 Wanaque Avenue, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442 at 6:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month.

2020 scheduled meetings:

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Mr. Pereny is an accomplished writer, musician and educator for over the past 40 years. He has taught English at all levels from grammar school to college. Since the age of sixteen, he has written and performed his poems and songs all over the metro area. Over the years he has been published more than 200 times in anthologies, magazines and newspapers. His writings include two published books, several volumes of poetry, and other works.

He was a founding editor of the literary/art magazine Lunch in 1975 and in 1977 Mr. Pereny founded Footwork which evolved into the Paterson Literary Review. Then in 1980 Mr. Pereny was editor of The Local Paper in Pompton Lakes.

The Pompton Poets is looking for new members to share their love of poetry. All are welcome to join and meet others, from first time poets to published writers and everything in between.