Kate McNairy

Mark O'Brien

Caffè Lena Open Mic, August 1

Saratoga Springs in August means mortal combat over parking spaces, crowded bars. But I was able to negotiate both to get myself & my guest Ken Hada to the reading on time, after a convivial time at the Parting Glass with the other featured poet, …

Caffe Lena Poetry Open Mic

Caffè Lena Open Mic, May 2

Through one reason or another the last time I was at Caffe Lena for the open mic was in February — it was good to be back. Our host, Carol Graser, started us off with a reading of Muriel Rukeyser’s poem “Boy with His Hair Cut Short” then on to the op…