On Wednesday, February 6 , Caffè Lena will present a poetry reading by Nancy Klepsch. An open reading will follow. Doors open for sign-ups at 7pm and the readings will start at 7:30. The host for the event will be Carol Graser and the cost is $5 general, free for students
Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 583-0022, www.caffelena.org
Nancy Klepsch is a poet and teacher who was born in Brooklyn, NY, and currently lives in Upstate NY. She has been writing poetry since she was in the fourth grade and decided to go to college after watching her mother type envelopes for a penny a piece in the late 60s. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Albany and a master’s degree in education from the College of Saint Rose. Klepsch co-hosts the 2nd Sunday @ 2 open mic for poetry and prose and is one of the founders of Riverside Community Press. She has been published in many online and print publications, and has exhibited or curated public poetry installations throughout the Capital Region of Upstate NY; some of these installations received grant awards from Breathing Lights, the New York State Council on the Arts via its community-based arts grants program, the City of Troy, NY and the Albany International Airport. god must be a boogie man is her first published book of poems.