Poets Night Out is a featured reading series with an open mic afterwards held on the 4th Tuesday of every month at Billy Jacks, 77 Central Avenue. The next reading will be Tonight, Tuesday, October 24th with Bob Sharkey and Rachel Zitomer.

Bob Sharkey is the author of The Yellow Fairy and has been published in Other, Metroland, Liquid Ohio, Nerve Cowboy, and Barbaric Yawp.

Rachel Zitomer is a native of Albany who just received her PHD in English from SUNY Albany and is the author of the chapbook Three Sides of The Looking Glass published by APD Press.

The reading, hosted by Don Levy, starts at 8:30 and there is a suggested donation of $2.00. For more info call (518) 472-3588. Important Note: Open mic now including musicians.

This is another straight friendly reading like its sister reading, Live From The Living Room held on the second Wednesday of every month at The Capital District Gay & Lesbian Community Center at 332 Hudson Avenue.