Janet Hamill

The great poet and spoken word artist Janet Hamill will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7:30PM.

Janet Hamill is a poet and spoken word artist. Her fifth collection of poetry, Body of Water, was nominated for the William Carlos Williams Award by the Poetry Society of America Her most recent book is a collection of short fiction Tales from the Eternal Café, with an introduction by Patti Smith.

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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Social Justice Center
33 Central Ave.
Albany, NY