October 08, 2017

Rob Engelhardt and James H. Duncan talk Troy Poetry Mission

We’re here with Rob Engelhardt and James H. Duncan, the co-hosts of The Troy Poetry Mission, an open mic held on the last Wednesday of each month at O’Brien’s Public House. Sign up is at 7:30, and the reading starts at 8. Each month has a new featured reader. The Troy Poetry Mission celebrated its one-year anniversary on September 27th.
Rob Engelhardt is a writer and poet whose work has, over the last 20 years, appeared in many journals and magazines both in print and on the internet. He is the author of 14 books of poetry, including The Resurrection Waltz, The Bones of Our Existence, and The Poem Remains, and is the founder of the group Albany Poets and the creator co-host of The Troy Poetry Mission.

James H. Duncan is the editor of Hobo Camp Review, a former editor with Writer’s Digest, and the co-host of the Troy Poetry Mission. His poetry, fiction, and essays have appeared in dozens of print and online journals around the world, and his new book of poetry, We Are All Terminal But This Exit Is Mine, is due from Unknown Press this Halloween.

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