Albany Poets’ goal is to promote the arts and lifestyle of Upstate New York. Albany Poets hosts a number of events – open mics, poetry readings, slams, music, and spoken word – and the annual Albany Word Fest. Albany Poets’ website is the most comprehensive resource in Northeast for news and events listings for poetry and spoken word. Albany Poets publishes Up The RiverTrailer Park Quarterly, and Offline.

Albany Poets mission is to give everyone the platform to share their art with the world. Whether it is on stage, online, or in print, Albany Poets strives to integrate the arts into the Capital Region.