Poets Speak Loud

Poets Speak Loud with Featured Poet Melody Davis

Poets Speak Loud

We return to McGeary’s on Monday, February 24, for the February 2014 edition of Poets Speak Loud. This month we are very happy to welcome Melody Davis as our featured reader.

Melody DavisMelody Davis is a Pennsylvania native and one-time resident of Sunset Park, Brooklyn, who today makes her home in Delmar, New York where she is an Assistant Professor of art history at the Sage College of Albany. A former exhibition photographer, Davis is the author of The Center of Distance, poems from Nightshade Press, and the art critical studies, The Male Nude in Contemporary Photography (Temple University Press), and Doubling the Vision: Women in Narrative Stereography, forthcoming from the University Press of New England. She has been the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts senior fellowship in poetry, a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts fellowship in Creative Nonfiction; she was a finalist in the National Poetry Series and a full fellow in American Art from the Henry Luce/American Council of Learned Societies. She has published and read her poetry widely.

Poets Speak Loud is Albany Poets’ long-running monthly open mic for poetry and spoken word with a featured poet hosted by local poet Mary Panza at McGeary’s (4 Clinton Square) in downtown Albany on the last Monday of each and every month.

Sign-up for the open mic is 7:00pm, we start around 8pm.


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