Spoken Word — May 11 at 7pm

posted May 7, 2019, 12:45 PM by UUCC Office

Where actors, poets and writers read.

Alison Koffler, Day Wise, Dan Wilcox

$5 suggested donation   3 min. open mic

 

Much of Alison Koffler’s work inhabits the territory where the world of humans and other beings intersect.  Her poems have been published in numerous publications and she is the 4-time winner of the BRIO Award from the Bronx Council of the Arts.  She has also won the Poetry Teacher of the Year Award from McGraw-Hill and Poets’ House and the Green Heron Poetry Award.  She lives in Woodstock and the Bronx with her husband, the poet Dayl Wise and, with him, she co-founded Post Traumatic Press.

 

Dayl Wise was drafted into the US Army in 1969 with service in Viet Nam and Cambodia, 1970

and returned with a different mission in 1993, 95, 97: delivering medical supplies in the form of reconciliation. He is an honorary member of the China Beach Surf Club. His poems have appeared in numerous publications, and is the author of Poems and Other Stuff (PTP, 2004) and Basic Load (PTP, 2009). Dayl lives Woodstock, NY with his wife, the poet Alison Koffler, and is co-founder of Post Traumatic Press.PostTraumaticPress.org

 

Dan Wilcox is the host of the Third Thursday Poetry Night at the Social Justice Center in Albany, N.Y. and is a member of the poetry performance group "3 Guys from Albany". As a photographer, he claims to have the world's largest collection of photos of unknown poets. His book Inauguration Raga is from A.P.D.  He was recently named one of the 2019 Literary Legends by the Albany Public Library Foundation & he is an active member of Veterans For Peace.  You can read his Blog at dwlcx.blogspot.com.

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