Poet Dr. Jennifer Hecht will read from her work on Friday, February 2nd at 7:30 pm at the poetry coffeehouse of FUUSA, the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany. Admission is free but donations are accepted.

FUUSA is located in downtown Albany at 405 Washington Avenue. Parking is available nearby in the UAlbany-Hawley lot. For more information, call FUUSA at 463-7135.

Dr. Hecht’s book THE NEXT ANCIENT WORLD won the Poetry Society of America’s 2002 Norm Farber First Book Award. Her most recent book FUNNY won the University of Wisconsin’s 2005 Felix Pollak Poetry Prize (PW called it “one of the most original and entertaining books of the year”). Dr. Hecht is also the author of award-winning books of philosophy and history. She teaches in New York City. Visit her website at www.jennifermichaelhecht.com