November 29, 2022

Talking Identity Politics, Bernadette Mayer, and Social Justice with Nancy Klepsch

Nancy Klepsch is a local poet and a teacher. Her poems have been published in Oberon, 13th Moon, Poetry magazine, Salvage, 200 Proof and Chronogram among others, and online on Barzakh and Albany Poets. “god must be a boogie man” is her first book of poetry and is available from her website at She has been reading at featured readings or open mics in the Albany area for the past 20 years. Klepsch is the co-host, with Dan Wilcox, of the Second Sunday @ 2 open mic for poetry and prose at Collar City Mushrooms in Troy, NY.

On April 12, 2015, Nancy read her poem “A Queer Horse” at the “Up The River, Issue Three” launch reading at McGeary’s.

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