Poetry Reading by Michele Battiste from Waiting for the Wreck to Burn and Barbara Ungar from Save Our Ship.
Michele Battiste is a former New York State resident and Open Door staff member. Her poems have appeared in numerous publications, including the American Poetry Review. A finalist for the National Poetry Series, she has received recognition from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Center for the American West. She now lives in Colorado.
Barbara Ungar is a professor at the College of Saint Rose who has taught an ongoing poetry workshop at the Schenectady library. She lives in Saratoga Springs. Her books of poetry have won the Snyder Prize and Gival Prize, as well as other awards. Her poems have also appeared in many publications.