YMCA’s Downtown Writer’s Center Fall Visiting Author Series presents poet Gary Young

As part of its Fall Visiting Author Series, The YMCA’s Downtown Writer’s Center is pleased to announce a reading by poet Gary Young at 7:00pm on Friday, October 23rd in the GallerY at The Downtown Writer’s Center, located inside the Downtown YMCA. The Gallery will feature poetry broadsides printed by Mr. Young of his own poems and the work of other poets.

Gary Young is a poet and artist whose books include Hands, The Dream of A Moral Life, Days, Braver Deeds, and No Other Life, which won the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. His most recent books are Pleasure, and Bear Flag Republic: Prose Poems and Poetics from California. His New and Selected Poems is forthcoming from White Pine Press. He has received a Pushcart Prize, a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. His print work is represented in many collections including the Museum of Modern Art and the Getty Center for the Arts. He teaches at the University of California Santa Cruz.

This DWC event is free and open to the public.

The YMCA’s Downtown Writer’s Center is CNY’s only community center for the literary arts, offering a wide range of programs in poetry, fiction, non-fiction and dramatic writing. For information on this and other fall readings and events at the Downtown Writer’s Center, please call 315-474-6851 x 328, or visit our website at http://www.ymcaofgreatersyracuse.org/arts.