Poets Speak Loud - January 31, 2005

Caffe Lena Poetry Open Mic Featuring Alifair Skebe

Alifair SkebeOn Wednesday, June 7, Caffè Lena will present a poetry reading by Alifar Skebe.   An open reading will follow. Doors open for sign-ups at 7pm and the readings will start at 7:30. The host for the event will be Carol Graser and the cost is $5. Free for students.

Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 583-0022, www.caffelena.org

Contact: Carol Graser graser.carol@gmail.com 518-774-0354

Alifair Skebe is a poet, visual artist, and author of the poetry collection Thin Matter (Foothills Publishing 2016); the long poem “El Agua Es la Sangre de la Tierra”/water is the blood of the earth (written in English) (Finishing Line Press 2008); and a book of poems and collage, text-art postcards Love Letters: Les Cartes Postales (Basilisk Press 2004). Her poems have appeared in numerous journals including (em), *eratio, Interim, RHINO, The Cape Rock, and So to Speak. She holds a Ph.D. in American Poetry and Poetics from the University at Albany.She teaches English/Writing in the Educational Opportunity Program at the University at Albany and lives in Albany, NY with her husband. alifairskebe.blogspot.com