About this Event
217 E Main St, Shawnee, OK 74801
The Third Thursday poetry night in August will feature Sly Alley at 7 pm. Alley's work has appeared in The Muse, Dragon Poet Review and included in the anthology Ain’t Gonna Be Treated This Way (Village Books Press, 2017).
His debut collection of poems titled Strong Medicine (Village Books Press, 2016) won the 2017 Oklahoma Book Award for poetry. He writes on a vintage Royal typewriter in a fortified shack in Tecumseh, Oklahoma. Following his reading, open mike will give those attending the option of reading their own or others' work. The Lunch Box will open at 6 pm for those who want to order a meal.