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JP Open Mic: Scott Williams Featured

  • Before Your Quiet Eyes 439 Monroe Avenue Rochester, NY 14607 (map)

Come for another evening of poetry at the Before Your Quiet Eyes bookstore.

This month’s featured Just Poet is Scott W. Williams.

University of Buffalo Mathematics Professor Emeritus Dr. Scott W. Williams is a poet and author of short stories. His poems have appeared in Sunday Review, Coffeehouse Writings From the Web, Juniper, Peach Mag and Ground & Sky. In 2018 his poems were in Scryptic Magazine, Le Mot Juste and Punch Drunk Press. The most recent of his six books are Haiku & Senryu Bonvibre Haiku (CWP Press-2017), poetry I Am Many Am I? (Amazon-2017) and a book of micro-fiction Natural Shrinkage (Destitute Press-2018). Scott edits the syfy poetry&flash-fiction anthology series, A Flash of Dark (Writers Den-2018) and A Flash of Dark vol 2 (Writers Den-2018). Williams hosts workshops of the poetic forms Ghazal, Haiku and Senryu and co-hosts the series Second Stage Writers (Buffalo, NY) and Poets Soup (Canandaigua, NY). He has also been a sculptor, blacksmith and most recently a painter.

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Don't forget to bring some poems of your own to share during the open mic portion of the event. Usually readers are allowed 1-3 poems, for a total of three minutes.

The series is curated by Just Poet David Yockel.