ALBANY POETS AT THE MISSION 9.27.17

COME & CELEBRATE OUR 1st ANNIVERSARY WITH US !!!

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 27TH

THE TROY POETRY MISSION PRESENTS ALBANY POETS

Mary Panza
Thom Francis
Don Levy

At O’Brien’s Public House With
Our Monthly Open Mic For Poets & the spoken Word

7:30pm Sign Up
8pm Start

STEP UP TO THE MIC:

POET BIOS:

 

THOM FRANCIS
The President of Albany Poets

Since Thom has been involved in the Albany area poety scene he has been featured at such open mics and events as The School of Night (Valentines), Vox (Albany Center Galleries), Web of Consciousness (C@fe Web), Live from the Living Room (Capital District Gay and Lesbian Community Center), Open Spoken (Colony Cafe, Woodstock), Kill Your TV, Feed Your Ears (Lark Street Bookshop), Third Thursday Poetry Open Mic (Lark Street Bookshop), Poets in the Park (Washington Park), the Albany Word Fest 2001, 2002 (Thacher Park), 2003 (Valentines), 2006 (UAG Gallery), and 2007 (Tess’ Lark Tavern), and LARKfest 2006.

 

 

MARY PANZA

Mary Panza has been a part of the area poetry scene since her first open mic in 1988. She has hosted many open mics and for the last 12 years has been the host of POETS SPEAKS LOUD the last Monday of each month at McGeary’s Irish Pub in Albany, NY. She had her heyday as far as being published in the l990’s when zines were all the rage. In 2004 she became Vice President of Albany Poets. She was poetry editor of the short lived Capital Region Chronogram and is currently an editor for Up the River, Albany Poets annual literary publication.
She now spends her time being frumpy, middle aged, a mother, a big mouth and a blogger. Her blog HOUSEWIFE TUESDAY can be found at http://www.albanypoets.com

 

DON LEVY

Don Levy has been an active member of the Albany poetry scene since 1989, when he first read at the open mic at The QE2. He has hosted a number of poetry readings in Albany over the years, including The Albany Art Gallery and The Pride Center of the Capital District. He was one of the editors of Open Mic: The Albany Anthology. He currently writes a book blog for Albany Poets website called The Next Chapter.

 

THE TROY POETRY MISSION
TROY NY’S MONTHLY OPEN MIC
FOR POETS, POETRY & THE SPOKEN WORD

See You There!

 

Hosted By R.M. Engelhardt
And James H. Duncan

*All Donations Go To The Poets*

 

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