Robert Milby reading at the Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY, October 2, 2009

Hudson Valley Poetry Events – February 2023

There are a lot of great open mics and events for poetry and spoken word in the Hudson Valley this month. Host and former Orange County Poet Laurette Robert Milby has compiled a list of all of the opportunities to get out and support local literature in February.

Thurs. 2/2, 7 pm
Noble Coffee Roasters’ Poetry Night
Featured: Carl Welden
+open reading
3020 Rt. 207, Campbell Hall, NY
Host: Robert Milby
$2 donation

Sun., 2/12, 1 pm
Winter Poetry Cafe at Florida Library
Featured: Margaret Fox, Ted Gill, Robert Milby
+ open reading
4 Cohen Circle, Florida, NY
Host: Robert Milby
no cover

Wed. 2/15, 7 pm
Milkweed Poetry Workshop
Featured poet/workshop/open reading at the Buckbee Center
2 Colonial Avenue, Warwick, NY
(Meeting on Zoom all other Wednesdays – link on their Facebook page)

Sun. 2/19, 2 pm
Poetry at the Friary
Open Reading at the St. Lawrence Friary
180 Sargent Ave., Beacon, NY
Host: Fr. Bob Phelps
no cover

Tues. 2/21, 6 pm
Java Blue Coffee & Market Poetry Night
Featured: Carl Welden
+open reading
8 Union St., Montgomery, NY
Host: Robert Milby
$2 donation

Sat. 2/25, 3 pm
Poetry at Soulshine Market
96 Main St., Pine Bush, NY
Featured: Terence Chiesa
+open reading
Host: Robert Milby
$2 donation

Mon., 2/27, 7 pm
Poetry at the Church
Goshen Methodist Church
Featured: Ted Gill
115 Main St., Goshen, NY
Guest Host: Robert Milby