Poet Malcolm Willison will read at the Social Justice Center

Social Justice CenterLocal Poet Malcolm Willison will read from his work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7:30PM.  Malcolm has been writing, and occasionally publishing, descriptive, political and narrative poetry in various forms for fifty years or so, starting with the Vassar Review and since then in the Capital Region, Key West, and New Orleans, while also working with various critique groups.  He’s also taught comparative sociology here and there, and is still a manuscript editor, and a sometime social/political activist.

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: dwlcx@earthlink.net.

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.