WOMPS: Word Of Mouth Poetry Series is a monthly poetry and spoken word open mic hosted by Teresa Costa with featured readers Suzanne Bottigliero and T.G. Vanini.
Suzanne Bottigliero lives in Kingston, NY with her 3 cats. She came to the Hudson Valley in the mid 1960’s to study Art at New Paltz and fell in love with the mountains. She never left. Suze doesn’t call herself a Poet. She calls herself a person who some days writes the words that are flying around in her head. and, she appreciates the connection when those words touch another in some way.
T. G. Vanini is a poet, musician, and mathematician who has lived in Woodstock for 3 decades. His book of poetry Dear Cloudface was published by Post Traumatic press in 2018 He performs his songs and song-poetry with The Princes of Serendip. Their latest album is Yumpatiddy Bee: Silly Songs (Jayla Records 2019).
All readings are held at ARTbar Gallery in Kingston.