Jade Sylvan

The Spring 2014 season of Frequency North kicks off on Thursday, January 30 with the incredible poet, writer, performer, and 2013 Boston Poetry Slam Team member Jade Sylvan.

Sylvan will read Thursday, January 30, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in the Saint Rose Events and Athletics Center (Standish Rooms, Second Floor), 420 Western Ave., Albany. The program is free and open to the public. Copies of Sylvan’s most recent work will be available for purchase and signing.

This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers Inc. with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature

Sylvan is an award-winning poet and nonfiction writer whose poetry and essays have been published in more than 20 journals, websites and magazines. Her most recent book is Kissing Oscar Wilde (Write Bloody Press, 2012). Sylvan won the 2011 Bayou Poetry Prize and was a finalist in the 2012 Bunchgrass Poetry Prize and the 2012 Write Bloody Book Competition. She has received artist grants from The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Vermont Studio Center and Amethyst Arsenic (an online publisher of art, poetry and music), and in 2013 was nominated “Best Poet” by The Phoenix  of Boston. Sylvan also is a Kripalu-certified yoga teacher; her other passions include tattoos, feminism, queer rights, craft-brewed beers and home-cooked meals.

The remaining “Frequency North” schedule follows. All readings are free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.FrequencyNorth.com or follow on Twitter @frequencynorth.

Thursday, February 6, 2014, 7:30 p.m. – Alyson Martin and Nushin Rashidian
William Randolph Hearst Center for Communications and Interactive Media (CCIM), Room 119, 996 Madison Ave., Albany NY, 12203

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 7:30 p.m. – Sean Thomas Dougherty and January Gill O’Neil
Standish Rooms, Events and Athletics Center (Second Floor), 420 Western Ave., Albany

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 7:30 p.m. – Jonah Winter and Sharon Mesmer
Standish Rooms, Events and Athletics Center (Second Floor), 420 Western Ave., Albany