Very busy week of poetry ahead of us here in Albany.  Yes, Reading! is starting its Fall 2009 season this coming Friday, September 11. 

Dear friends of YES, READING! :

Our first event will take place on September 11 at the Social Justice Center (33 Central Avenue in Albany), and will feature visiting poets Paige Ackerson-Kiely and Kate Greenstreet.

The reading will begin at 7 o’clock, but please come 15 minutes early to hang out and graze on some goodies.

For more information about the readers, including short poems, please visit our new website:, which will be updated every two weeks with new information about the next Yes! event.

Here is the schedule for Fall 2009:

  • September 11: Paige Ackerson-Kiely & Kate Greenstreet
  • September 25: Natalie Knight & Christophe Casamassima
  • October 9: Jono Tosch & Jessica Fjeld
  • October 10: Science Fiction Marathon Reading, with Adam Golaski, Greg Purcell, Josh Potter, and other readers TBA, location TBA
  • October 23: James Belflower & Christian Peet w/ Elena Georgiou
  • November 7 (Saturday): Chris Tonelli & Janaka Stucky
  • November 20: Jonas Williams & Matvei Yankelovich