Poets in the Park featuring Lance LeGrys and Alex LeGrys
Poets in the Park is celebrating over 30 years of bringing poetry in July to the Robert Burns statue in Washington Park, Albany, NY. The series was started in 1989 by the late Tom Nattell and is now run by Albany poet & photographer Dan Wilcox. This year the readings are on Saturdays July 9, 16 & 30; the readings start at 7:00 PM & are free & open to the public; donations are accepted. In case of rain, the reading will be held at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany.
The readers on July 30 are Lance LeGrys and Alex LeGrys.
Lance LeGrys has published in many publications, including America, Caveat Lector, The Naugatuck River Review, The Lullwater Review, Knock, and The Southern Humanities Review. His poetry collection, Views from an Outbuilding, is available from Clare Songbirds Publishing House.
Alex LeGrys is a senior at Bard College. Her work has appeared in The Adirondack Review, Apricity Press, Better than Starbucks, Fire Agate Press, Modern Literature, and Blue Lake Review.
The Robert Burns statue is located near where Henry Johnson Blvd. passes through Washington Park and crosses Hudson Ave. Please bring your own chairs or blankets to sit on.
For more information about this event contact Dan Wilcox, at email@example.com 518-482-0262.