Yes! with Claire Hero, Sarah Wyman, and Henry Finch


The Yes! Poetry & Performance Series presents an evening of poetry, music, and improvisational hair-styling featuring poets Sarah Wyman and Claire Hero and poet/musician Henry Finch this Saturday, October 1st at 7:00 PM at Albany Center Gallery.

$5 suggested donation

When she’s not writing or teaching in the Hudson Valley, Sarah Wyman coaxes morning glories and trumpet vines over her backyard tipi. Her poems have appeared in Quarry, Petrichor Review, Riverine, Aaduna, Home Planet News, A Slant of Light: Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley, and Mudfish.

Claire Hero is the author of Sing, Mongrel and three chapbooks: afterpastures, Cabinet, and Dollyland. Her poems and prose have appeared or are forthcoming in Bennington Review, Black Warrior Review, Cincinnati Review, Denver Quarterly, Handsome, and elsewhere. She teaches in the Hudson Valley.

Henry Finch is from Henrico, North Carolina. He is a graduate of Appalachian State University and the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He is an editor at frACTalia Writing ACT and frACTalia interRE:ACT. He lives in Burlington, Vermont, where he is editing a translation of stories by Urmuz. Henry sings and plays Rhodes keyboard with the The Soulbenders. A steady shuffle of his original songs can be heard on Soundcloud.

Albany Center Gallery is a community-based and community supported non-profit art space dedicated to exhibiting skillful contemporary art of the Mohawk Hudson region, and building a strong, knowledgeable audience for the visual arts.

The Yes! Poetry & Performance Series is thankful for the support of The Hudson Valley Writer’s Guild. The HVWG supports the efforts of writers in all genres by sponsoring readings, workshops and contests and providing a number of valuable resources for the entire literary community. Though their headquarters is in Troy, New York, they serve Albany and Schenectady, as well, along with outlying suburbs and towns in New York’s Capital Region.


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