Third Thursday Poetry Night Featuring Stuart Bartow

Stuart Bartow

Poet Stuart Bartow will read from his work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday,  October 19, 2017 at 7:30PM.

Stuart Bartow teaches writing and literature at SUNY (State University of New York) Adirondack, where he directs the college’s Writers Project. He is also chair of the Battenkill Conservancy, a grassroots environmental group. His book, Teaching Trout to Talk: the Zen of Small Stream Fly Fishing, received the 2014 Adirondack Center for Writing non-Fiction Award. His latest book of poems is Einstein’s Lawn, published by Dos Madres Press. He lives near the Vermont-New York border where he likes to hike and fish.

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 7:00 p.m., 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.