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YMCA Arts Branch
340 Montgomery St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-474-6851
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Downtown Writer's Center Coming Events

Poets Bob Herz and Bill Neumire

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Friday, June 2, 2023, 7:00 PM

Price: Free

Zoom registration

340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Bob Herz is founder and an editor, with Steve Kuusisto and Andrea Scarpino, of Nine Mile Magazine, Nine Mile books, and Talk About Poetry Podcasts and Blog. He is a graduate of Hobart College and the University of Iowa Writers Workshop. He worked some years in the NYS Legislature, where he wrote the state's Poet Laureate and Fiction Laureate laws, the Arts & Cultural Affairs law, the Albany Writers Institute, and many others. He is author of three books of poetry, one book of criticism, and four books of translations.

Bill Neumire is a poet, editor, and book reviewer. His most recent book is #TheNew-Crusades, which was a finalist for the Barrow Street Prize and is available from Unsolicited Press (as well as Barnes and Noble and Amazon). His first book was Estrus, which was a semifinalist for the 42 Miles Press Award and is available from Kelsay Books. He also has two chapbooks: Resonance of Kin (Pudding House Press) and Between Worlds (Foothills). He reviews for the magazine Vallum, and for Verdad where, until recently, he also served as Poetry Editor.

The event will be held in person and streamed on Zoom.

Stone Canoe #17 Release Party

Save to Google calendar  Save to desktop calendar    Friday, June 9, 2023, 7:00 PM

Price: Free

340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Stone Canoe is the only journal dedicated entirely to writers and artists from upstate New York, and we are proud to publish it here at the Downtown Writers Center! Come celebrate the new issue with us. We'll have readings by contributors, food and beverages, and of course, copies of the new Stone Canoe for sale.

This event made possible with co-sponsorship by the Syracuse University Humanities Center.



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