Calling All Poets (CAPS) , August 12, 7 PM, Live Stream/Live Audience

Calling All Poets (CAPS), August 12, 7 PM, Host Mike Jurkovic will feature with Ken Holland, and Stephanie JT Russell, livestreamed from Green Kill. 10 seats are available for reservations.

Calling All Poets (CAPS), August 12, 7 PM, Host Mike Jurkovic will feature with Ken Holland, and Stephanie JT Russell, livestreamed from Green Kill on YouTube. 10 seats are available for reservations.

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Ken Holland

Ken Holland is an award-winning poet whose work has been widely published in such journals as Rattle, Tulane Review, Southwest Review,  Confrontation, The Cortland Review and Poetry East.  Most recently in The Carolina Quarterly,Wisconsin Review, and Stillwater Review, with poetry forthcoming in The Chariton Review and The American Journal of Poetry.  A three time Pushcart nominee, he placed first in the 2019 Stephen DiBiase competition, and third in the 2020 Naugatuck River Review contest.  His poems have also been featured in a number of anthologies.  He resides in Fishkill, New York, and reads throughout the Hudson Valley or wherever Zoom will take him.  He’s currently engaged in compiling several manuscripts.

Mike Jurkovic

Mike Jurkovic’s  poetry, prose and music reviews have been published globally but with little reportable income. Full length collections include AmericanMental, (Luchador Press 2020) Blue Fan Whirring, (Nirala Press, 2018); Anthologies: Calling All Poets 20th Anniversary Anthology, (CAPS Press); Reflecting Pool: Poets & the Creative Process (Codhill Press, 2018); Like Light: 25 Years of Poetry & Prose (Bright Hill Press, 2018) among others. A 2016 Pushcart nominee, he is President of Calling All Poets, now in its 22nd year, in Poughkeepsie, New Paltz, & Beacon, NY. He also serves as co-chair of Rosendale Theatre’s Music Fan Film Series. His CD reviews appear online at All About Jazz and Lightwood. He has featured in London, San Francisco, NYC, DC, Albany. New Jazz Excursions can be heard on alternating Saturdays 10am-12pm on WIOX 91.3FM, Roxbury, NY. He hopes to again host his Tuesday night Jazz Sanctuary, 7-10pm WOOC 105.3 FM, Troy, NY.

He loves Emily most of all.

Stephanie JT Russell

Stephanie JT Russell is a prolific interdisciplinary artist, published author, editor, essayist, and cultural worker. The most recent of her nine creative nonfiction books is One Flash of Lightning, a poetic treatment of the samurai code(2006, Andrews McMeel). Russell’s poetry has been anthologized in books and journals such as Words Upon the WaterOakland Out Loud, Glint, Rabbit & Rose (curated by San Francisco Poet Laureate Emerita, Kim Schuck), Xavier Review, The Winter Anthology, Silver Birch, and  Sequestrum. A nominee for 2019 Dutchess County Poet Laureate, Russell’s full-length poetry manuscript was shortlisted for the 2019 Word Works Washington Prize.

Russell’s visual art, poetry, and performance work have been presented at venues such as The Griffin Museum of Photography, The New Museum, The Albright Knox Gallery, The Ampex American Music Festival, Bowery Poetry Club, Circolo Pickwick, and numerous other spaces in the US and overseas. Russell has been a visiting artist and guest lecturer at New York University, Eastern Mennonite University, The New York State Theater Educators Conference, and the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding.