Rebecca Schumejda

Kingston’s 4th Saturday Spoken Word series, hosted by Annie LaBarge, at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills continues on Saturday, October 24 with two great featured poets – Rebecca Schumejda and George Wallace.

Rebecca Schumejda is the author of Waiting at the Dead End Diner (Bottom Dog Press, 2014), Cadillac Men (NYQ Books, 2012), Falling Forward, (sunnyoutside, 2009); The Map of Our Garden (verve bath, 2009); Dream Big Work Harder (sunnyoutside press 2006), and The Tear Duct of the Storm (Green Bean Press, 2001). She graduated with her MA in poetics from San Francisco State University. She lives, loves and teaches in New York’s Hudson Valley.

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George Wallace (MPH, MFA) is Writer in Residence at the Walt Whitman Birthplace, adjunct professor of English at Pace University, and active on the NYC poetry performance scene. George is the author of twenty nine chapbooks of poetry, including Popping Johnny (Three Rooms Press, NYC ’09), Riding With Boom Boom (NightBallet Press, Cleveland ’14), and Beauty Parlors,Trainyards and Everything In Between (Spartan Press, Kansas City ’14). He is also editor of Poetrybay.com and Great Weather for Media, and lectures, performs his poetry and leads writers workshops across the US and UK.

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Kingston’s 4th Saturday Spoken Word series takes place at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills, 320 Sawkill Road, Kingston, NY. There is a $5.00 suggested donation. For more information call 845-331-2884.

This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers 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.