Caffe Lena Poetry Open Mic Featuring Rebecca Schumejda
On Wednesday, September 6, 2023, Caffè Lena will present a poetry reading by Rebecca Schumejda. An open mic poetry reading will follow. Doors open for sign-ups at 6:30 pm and the readings will start at 7:00. The host for the event will be Carol Graser and the cost is $5 general, free for students. The featured reading will also be livestreamed. You can find a link for the livestream at caffelena.org. Caffè Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 518-583-0022.
Rebecca Schumejda is the author of several full-length collections including Falling Forward (sunnyoutside press), Cadillac Men (NYQ Books), Waiting at the Dead End Diner (Bottom Dog Press), Our One-Way Street (NYQ Books), Something Like Forgiveness, a single epic poem accompanied by collage art by Hosho McCreesh (Stubborn Mule Press) and Sentenced (NYQ Books). Her new poetry/photography collaboration with Jason Baldinger is forthcoming from Kung Fu Treachery Press. She is the co-editor at Trailer Park Quarterly. She received her MA in Poetics from San Francisco State University and her BA from SUNY New Paltz. She lives in New York’s Hudson Valley. You can find her online at: rebecca-schumejda.com