Third Thursday Poetry Night Featuring Paul Pines

image The Official Unofficial kick off the 2010 Albany Word Fest is the Third Thursday Poetry Night at the Social Justice Center.  Here is the info from host Dan Wilcox:

the Poetry Motel Foundation presents Third Thursday Poetry Night  at the Social Justice Center (33 Central Ave., Albany, NY) Thursday, April 15, 7:00 sign up; 7:30 start.

Featured Poet: Paul Pines

& the official unofficial start of Albany WordFest 2010!

— with an open mic for community poets before & after the feature: $3.00 donation, suggested; more if you got it, less if you can’t.

Your jazzy, poetic host: Dan Wilcox. 

Paul Pines is the author of two novels, The Tin Angel (Morrow, ‘83), and Redemption (Rocher, ‘97). My Brother’s Madness (Curbstone, ‘07), a memoir, enjoyed wide critical acclaim. Pines’ seven books of poetry are: Onion, Hotel Madden Poems, Pines Songs, Breath, Adrift on Blinding Light, Taxidancing and Last Call at the Tin Palace. He lives in Glens Falls, New York, where he practices as a psychotherapist and hosts the Lake George Jazz Weekend.