Mariah Barber

Third Thursday Poetry Night Featuring Mariah Barber

Mariah Barber

Poet Mariah Barber will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:30PM.

Mariah Barber is a frequent participant in the local Slam & open mic readings & is the author of the 2017 poetry collection Of Mics & Pens & Gods & Other College Courses.

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 7:00 p.m., 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;

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.