Peter Coco

Woodstock Poetry Society Featuring Perry S. Nicholas and Peter Coco

The next gathering of the Woodstock Poetry Society takes place this coming Saturday afternoon at the Golden Notebook starting at 2 p.m. Host Phillip Levine has two great poets, Perry S. Nicholas and Peter Coco, scheduled as the featured readers for this great Hudson Valley poetry series.

Here is more info from the host himself:

Perry S. NicholasWoodstock Poetry Society & Festival as part of the Woodstock Arts Consortium is sponsoring the following poetry event as part of the Woodstock “Second Saturdays” Art Events. For a full listing of “Second Saturday” events, see:

Poets Perry S. Nicholas and Peter Coco will be the featured readers, along with an open mike when the Woodstock Poetry Society & Festival meets at Golden Notebook (Upstairs), 29 Tinker Street on Saturday, March 11th at 2 p.m.

Perry S. Nicholas is an Associate English professor at Erie Community College North in Buffalo, N.Y. where he was awarded the 2008 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Scholarship and Creative Activities and the 2011 President’s Award for Classroom Instruction. He received the SGA’s Outstanding Teacher Award on two occasions. He has produced one textbook of creative writing prompts, five full-length and three chapbooks of original poetry, and one CD of poetry. To read more about him, go to

Peter CocoPeter Coco (Peter Cocuzza) is a Poet and Novelist from Newark, New Jersey.  His work draws on experiences growing up there through the ’50’s and ’60’s, as well as later travels in India, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and America.  He now resides in Woodstock, New York. A.K.A. Peter Coco, At The Hop, Recent Poems  Ohayo Press, 2016.  Riseanthology, Vagabond Press, 2017

For further information on this great, long running series, contact Phillip X Levine (845)246-8565 or email:


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