Barbara Louise Ungar

Third Thursday Poetry Night Featuring Barbara Ungar

Barbara Louise Ungar

Poet Barbara Ungar will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:30PM.

Barbara Ungar is a professor of English at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY, she directs the MFA program there.  Among her books of poetry are Charlotte Brontë, You Ruined My Life, The Origin of the Milky Way, & the recently published Immortal Medusa (The Word Works, 2015).

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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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