Social Poetics with author Mark NowakSocial Poetics with author Mark Nowak in conversation with Professor Chris Funkhouser

Friday, April 17, 2020 – Supper at 6:15pm followed by Reading at 7:00pm

Free Admission to the Reading

Copies of Mark Nowak’s works to be available for sale at the TSL Book Space

Supper: Menu TBA (pay at door $10 members / $12.50 general). To make sure we have adequate servings, please RSVP for supper at 518-822-8100 or by e-mail at

Social Poetics (Coffee House Press, March 2020) documents the imaginative militancy and emergent solidarities of a new, insurgent working-class poetry community rising up across the globe. Part autobiography, part literary criticism, part Marxist theory, Social Poetics presents a people’s history of the poetry workshop from the founding director of the Worker Writers School. Nowak illustrates not just what poetry means, but what it does to and for people outside traditional literary spaces, from taxi drivers to street vendors, and other workers of the world.

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6:15 pm - 8:00 pm


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