Poetry Readings This Week

Here is some information on a couple of the fine poetry readings that are happening here in the Capital Region.

Zounds! at the Night Sky Cafe on Wednesday, December 19

Poetry open mic Wednesday December 19th 7:30pm
Night Sky Cafe
402 Union St, Schenectady, NY
with an open mic before and after the feature: J’Dalaba
hosted by Shaun Baxter

Third Thursday Poetry Night at the Social Justice Center on Thursday, December 20

The Poetry Motel Foundation presents Third Thursday Poetry Night at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany, NY

Thursday, December 20, 2007.  7:00 sign up; 7:30 start
Featured Poet: Daniel Nester with open mic for poets before & after the feature & a special holiday visit from Sanity Clause.
$3.00 donation.
Your constant host: Dan Wilcox.

Daniel Nester is the author of “The History of My World Tonight” (BlazeVox, 2006), “God Save My Queen” (Soft Skull Press, 2003) and “God Save My Queen II” (2004). His work has appeared in “The Best Creative Nonfiction,” “The Best American Poetry 2003,” “Poets & Writers,” and “Time Out New York.” He edits the online journal Unpleasant Event Schedule. He is an Assistant Professor of English at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY. Find him at www.danielnester.com