Third Thursday Poetry Night Featuring Rebecca Schumejda

Poet Rebecca Schumejda will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 7:30PM.  Rebecca Schumejda is the author of several full-length poetry collections and chapbooks, most recently Something Like Forgiveness (Stubborn Mule Press). She lives in New York’s Hudson Valley with her family and online at

The event will include the annual holiday visit from Sanity Clause with a gift of poetry for all those who read in the open mic.

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.