On June 2, 2018 this year’s contest winner shared their work at the main branch of the Albany Public Library Community Room. First place went to Dianne Sefcik, Christy O’Callaghan was the 2nd prize winner, and Third prize by Mary Murphy. It was a lovely afternoon of reading, talking and enjoying the camaraderie.
About The Author
Thom Francis is the president of Albany Poets and has been organizing, promoting, and hosting open mics and poetry / spoken word events in Albany such as Nitty Gritty Slam, School of Night, Albany Poets Presents..., and the Albany Word Fest for over 13 years. As a poet and performer, Thom has been featured at many of the upstate poetry and spoken word events from Saratoga to Woodstock as well as LarkFest, Art on Lark, 1st Friday, and the Albany Word Fest.