In this second episode of Next Up to The Mic, we welcome Avery Stempel who was our featured reader at Poets Speak Loud at the Lark Tavern on March 29, 2010.

Avery Stempel is a psycho-spiritual philosopher-poet turned mushroom farmer from the Capital Region.  He enjoys wandering walks through the woods, growing delicious nutraceutical fungi for his friends, family, and the local community, and sometimes he scribbles barely decipherable things on scrap paper and calls them poems.

Please welcome, next up to the mic, Avery Stempel.

Bonus Video

Albany poet Avery Stempel reading “Becoming a Home” at Nitty Gritty Slam #61 at Valentine’s on Tuesday, January 7, 2014.

Music Credit

Our theme music was “Imagination” by Danijel Zambo. License code: 44TCGFPF1L1434BE

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