Harvey Havel

Local novelist Harvey Havel will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 7:30PM.

Harvey Havel is a short-story writer and novelist.  He was formerly a writing instructor at Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey. He also taught writing and literature at the College of St. Rose in Albany as well as SUNY Albany. He has published roughly eleven books since his first in 1999.  Copies of his books and short stories, both new and used, may be purchased at Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and by special order at other fine bookstores.

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.