Troy poet Nancy Klepsch will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at 7:30PM.

Nancy Klepsch is a poet & teacher, and the host (with Dan Wilcox) of the monthly 2nd Sunday @ 2: Poetry + Prose open mic at the Arts Center in Troy. She has been published in many print and online journals and has exhibited or curated public poetry installations throughout the region.  Her first poetry collection is god must be a boogie man (Recto y Verso Editions, 2017).

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.