Susan E. Oringel

Third Thursday Poetry Night Featuring Susan E. Oringel

Poet Susan E. Oringel will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, January 16, 2020  at 7:30 PM.

Susan E. Oringel is a published poet, writer, teacher of creative writing, and psychologist in the NYS Capital District.  She co-translated a collection of Latin American poetry, Messengers of Rain, Groundwoods Press (2002, 2011), has been published in various literary journals, and her collection of poems My Coney Island was released in June 2019 from Finishing Line Press.

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 PM, 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.