Kathleen Anne Smith

Third Thursday Poetry Night Featuring Kathleen Anne Smith

Poet Kathleen Anne Smith will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 7:30PM, with an open mic for community poets.

Kathleen Anne Smith is a local writer and editor, who has read her poems at many of the area’s open mic venues. Her book of poems, Let the Stones Grow Soft, was published in 2023 by The Troy Book Makers.

A reading by a local or regional poet/writer has been held since July 2006 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 $5.00, 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: dwlcx46@gmail.com

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.


Feb 15 2024


7:30 am - 9:00 pm


Social Justice Center
33 Central Ave., Albany, NY US
Dan Wilcox


Dan Wilcox

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