Susan Comninos

Third Thursday Poetry Night Featuring Susan Comninos

Poet Susan Comninos will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 7:30PM, with an open mic for community poets.

Susan Comninos is a widely published poet and author of the recent book of poems Out of Nowhere (Stephen F. Austin Univ. Press/Texas A&M 2022). Her individual poems have appeared in the Harvard Review OnlineRattleThe CommonPrairie Schooner and North American Review, among others; this fall, she’ll begin teaching an online workshop for Poets House, called “The Mythic ‘I’: writing the surreal, self-deluded, or seething narrator in poetry.”

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:

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.


Sep 21 2023


7:30 pm - 8:00 pm


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


Dan Wilcox

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