Caffè Lena Poetry Open Mic Featuring Leslie Neustadt & Marilyn Zembo Day

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Name: Caffè Lena Poetry Open Mic Featuring Leslie Neustadt & Marilyn Zembo Day
Date: December 6, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM EST
Event Description:
This monthly event, hosted by Carol Graser, takes place on the first Wednesday of every month and includes an open mic reading as well as featured poets. Sign up for the open mic starts at 7:00 and readings start at 7:30. December’s featured poets are Marilyn Zembo Day & Leslie Neustadt Marilyn Zembo Day’s work has appeared in publications like Metroland and various literary journals. She has also read her work on local radio stations. Marilyn has been a Regional Representative for the International Women’s Writing Guild and for over 25 years, under the umbrella Women Words, she has regularly led creativity and writing workshops and weekend retreats designed for women to recover and raise their own voices. Her long work in organizing and facilitating creativity, healing and empowerment workshops and events has had a lasting impact on her community. She continues to be active in creating opportunities for local writers and artists. Leslie Neustadt is a retired attorney, writer and collage artist. She donates the entire proceeds of her poetry collection, Bearing Fruit, A Poetic Journey, to not-for-profits. Her writing has been published in a wide variety of journals, magazines and anthologies including Veils, Halos & Shackles, an International Anthology on the Oppression and Empowerment of Women and The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish Poetry. Leslie has led workshops on ekphrastic poetry and collage making in conjunction with her art shows, and has presented expressive arts workshops for other-abled people. She is a member of the International Women's Writers Guild, the Hudson Valley Writers Guild and is an enthusiastic participant/workshop leader at the Women Writers and Artists Matrix which meets at Skidmore twice a year
Caffe Lena 47 Phila St Saratoga Springs
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday December 6 7:30 PM
Contact Information:
Carol Graser
Free for students $5 General
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