News Release: Third Thursday Poetry Night, June 19: Matthew Klane

The Poetry Motel Foundation

c/o Dan Wilcox
280 South Main Ave.
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 482-0262

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Poet Matthew Klane will read
at the Social Justice Center
Thursday, June 19, 7:30PM

Local poet & publisher Matthew Klane will read from his work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:30PM. Matthew Klane is co-editor at Flim Forum Press. His books include “B” (Stockport Flats, 2008) and “Che” (Stockport Flats, 2013). A new e-chapbook, “from Of the Day,” can be found at He currently lives and writes in Albany, NY, where he co-curates the Yes! Poetry & Performance Series and teaches at Russell Sage College. You can read his Blog at

A reading by a local or regional poet is held 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 $3.00, 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.



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