Dan Wilcox is the host of the Third Thursday Poetry Night at the Social Justice Center in Albany, N.Y. and is a member of the poetry performance group "3 Guys from Albany". As a photographer, he claims to have the world’s largest collection of photos of unknown poets. He has been a featured reader at all the important poetry venues in the Capital District & throughout the Hudson Valley and is an active member of Veterans for Peace.
He also publishes poetry under the imprint, A.P.D. (albany’s poetic device, another pleasant day, etc.). Recently, Benevolent Bird Press published a chapbook of his poetry, "boundless abodes of Albany". You can read his Blog at dwlcx.blogspot.com.
Mary Panza, Vice President of Albany Poets is Albany’s poetry diva. She originated and hosted the poetry open mic at Border’s and has been a driving force in the poetry community for a number of years. Mary has also been active in promoting, hosting, and participating in many arts events through out Upstate New York.
Mary has been the host of the Singer/Songwriter stage at the annual LARKfest street fair since 2004 and was one of the first poets to perform in the 25 year history of the arts event in 2006. Mary has published a number of poetry chapbooks and was the producer of Volume, a compilation of Albany area poets performing their work at local readings and open mics. Mary is the host of Albany Poets’ monthly poetry open mic, Poets Speak Loud, at the Tess’ Lark Tavern.
Mary also served as the Poetry Editor for short lived Capital Region edition of Chronogram Magazine.
R.M. Engelhardt, Poet & writer, has published several books over the last decade including Nod~Logos~Alchemy~The Last Cigarette: The Collected Poems of R.M. Engelhardt & others. His current experimental book of poetry & prose is called “Versus”. His work has also been published by many journals both in print including Retort, Verve, Industrial Nation, Sure! The Charles Bukowski Newsletter, Copious Amounts, Thunder Sandwich, The Angry Poet, Zygote In My Coffee, Full of Crow & many others. R.M. currently lives in Albany, NY http://www.rmengelhardt.com
MURROW is an Albany based spoken word and music duo consisting of poet Thom Francis and guitarist/bassist/noise maker Keith Spencer. MURROW has been featured at such events as LarkFEST, The Albany Word Fest, Poets Speak Loud, and many others in the upstate New York region. They combine Thom’s striking words with Keith’s music to tell a story to the audience.
Half Moon Poetry Reading
April 3, 2010 at 6:30pm
35 North Front Street, Kingston NY 12401