News Release: Third Thursday Poetry Night, November 20: Karen Skolfield

The Poetry Motel Foundation

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

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Poet Karen Skolfield will read
at the Social Justice Center
Thursday, November 20, 7:30PM

Poet Karen Skolfield will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:30PM. Karen Skolfield’s book “Frost in the Low Areas” (Zone 3 Press, 2013) won the 2014 PEN New England Award in poetry and is a Massachusetts “Must Read” selection for 2014. She is a 2014 Massachusetts Cultural Council fellow, teaches writing to engineers at UMass, and is the poetry editor for Amherst Live. http://www.karenskolfield.blogspot.com/

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: dwlcx@earthlink.net.

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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