On Friday, January 20th Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as The President of the United States of America. This will be a very sad day indeed. And as poets and writers everywhere we n…
Happy New Year!
The Troy Poetry Mission returns this month to O’Brien’s Public House with our open mic and January’s featured poet Karen Fabiane.
Wednesday, January 25th
7: 30pm Sign Up
8pm Start Time
With Host R.M. Engelhardt
This is poetry. Step up to the mic .
About Our Featured Poet:
Karen Fabiane was born in 1949 in NYC and grew up on Long Island. Under a different name, she was part of the Manhattan downtown scene during the 1970s, making music, writing & performing poetry, and painting. Her work has been published in 2, Bound, Coal, Delaware County Times, Home Planet News, Newsletter Inago, MisFit, Momoware, New Voices, OM, Poetry Motel, RagShock, Salonika, Title I, Torture House USA, and four different anthologies released by Bright Hill Press, which also published her book, Dancing Bears, in 2011; a 2nd book, Seeing You Again, was published by Grey Book Press in 2014. Her paintings have been exhibited in Seattle, New York City, Washington, DC, and the Capital District of New York (Albany environs) since 1978. Karen recently won a Special Founder’s Award in the Stephen A. DiBiase Poetry Competition (2016), for her poem “Now, morning …”. Moved from Brooklyn to Delaware County (NY) in 1989, she currently lives in Troy.
THE TROY POETRY MISSION
LAST WEDNESDAY EVENING OF EACH MONTH
AT O’BRIEN’s PUBLIC HOUSE
43 3RD STREET. TROY, NY
ON WEDNESDAY :
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
WITH FEATURED POET
~ ALL WRITERS & POETS WELCOME
. *Poetry Open Mic*
SIGN UP 7:30 PM ~ START TIME 8 PM
HOSTED BY POET R.M. ENGELHARDT
ABOUT OUR NOVEMBER FEATURED POET:
Originally from CT, D. Colin is a poet, educator and activist living in Troy, NY. She holds BA in English from Southern Connecticut State University and an MA in Africana Studies from UAlbany. She has competed at the National Poetry Slam as part of the Nitty Gritty Slam Team representing the Capital District. In March, she competed at the Women of the World Poetry Slam. She has also featured in a variety of venues including the Nuyorican Poet’s Cafe in NYC and venues in Philadelphia, Baltimore and London among other places. She released her first collection of poems entitled Dreaming in Kreyol in 2015. She currently hosts Poetic Vibe, a weekly poetry open mic that takes place every Monday night at Troy Kitchen.
What a great week of poetry and spoken word readings, open mics, and slams in the area. Here’s a look at what is coming up starting on Monday night. Monday, October 3 7:00pm – Poetic Vibe Troy Kitchen, 77 Congress Street, Troy, NY Poetic Vibe is a weekly Poetry Open Mic with featured local and regional…
Photos From Our 1st Reading At O’Brien’s Public House In Troy NY On 9.28.16
Thanks For Coming Out Troy!
(Photos Compliments of Mary Panza & Albany Poets)
Jason Martin October 26th At The Troy Poetry Mission
On Wednesday October 26th The Troy Poetry Mission Returns To O’Brien’s Public House In Troy, NY To Read & Perform Poetry At Our Monthly Open Mic. Come Out And Hear Our 1st Featured Poet None Other Than Poet & Musician JASON MARTIN Himself With An Open Mic As Well!
THE RAVEN KING: HALLOWEEN POETRY EDITION !!!
*ALL HALLOWS EVE THEME IN EFFECT
DRESS IN COSTUME * READ POETRY
A CELEBRATION OF THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE
THE TROY POETRY MISSION
HOSTED BY R.M. ENGELHARDT
OCTOBER 26TH 2016
7:30pm Sign Up
$3.00 Suggested Donation
SEE YOU THERE !
ABOUT JASON MARTIN :
Jason Martin is a performance artist and musician. His current works include a series of performances, videos, and photographs called Power Animal System: Species and gender-queer beings from space or another dimension or something. They are present in this world with help from people like Jason and his associates. Help them help us. As a musician with an extensive discography and touring history, Jason makes pop music and experimental sound works in space and time. Jason has worked in community media and Public Access television over the years as both a creator and teacher. He got his MFA at New York University in 2010