Third Thursday Poetry Night featuring Perry S. Nicholas

Social Justice CenterPoet Perry S. Nicholas will read from his work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, August 15, 2019  at 7:30PM.  Perry S. Nicholas is an English Professor at Erie Community College North in Buffalo, N.Y.  He has published one textbook of poetry prompts, three full-length and five chapbooks of original poetry, and two CDs of poetry.  He has hosted four poetry venues in the Western New York area. You can see his work at

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:

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.

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