Melody Davis

Third Thursday Poetry Night Featuring Melody Davis

Melody Davis

Local poet Melody Davis will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 7:30PM.

Melody Davis, poet and art historian, is the author of 4 books, most recently, “Holding the Curve” from Broadstone Books.   Her critical study, “Women’s Views:  The Narrative Stereograph in Nineteenth-Century America,”  will be forthcoming this fall from the University Press of New Hampshire.  Davis teaches at the Sage College of Albany and is widely published in the US and abroad.

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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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