Alex Sherman-Cross

Third Thursday Poetry Night Featuring Alex Sherman-Cross

Alex Sherman-Cross

Poet Alex Sherman-Cross will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, November 21, at 7:30PM.  Alex Sherman-Cross is a student at the College of Saint Rose, where she is studying English Adolescent Education and Religious Studies. She has been writing poetry for as long as she can remember, and has been slamming poetry for two years at Nitty Gritty Slam.

A reading by a local or regional poet is held each Third Thursday at the Social Justice Center.  The event includes an open mic for audience members to read.  Sign-up starts at 7:00PM, with the reading beginning at 7:30.  The host of the readings is Albany poet and photographer Dan Wilcox.  The suggested donation is $3.00, which helps support this and other poetry programs of the Poetry Motel Foundation, and the work of the Social Justice Center.  For more information about this event contact Dan Wilcox, 518-482-0262; e-mail:

The Social Justice Center, founded in 1981, is a non-profit organization working for progressive social change through education, community building and collective action.  The center advances the struggles against racism and for peace and justice.  For further information about the SJC call 518-434-4037.


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