Up The River is a new journal of poetry, art & photography by Albany Poets Press celebrating the best in the arts from around the world. Edited by Mary Panza, Carissa Haberland, and Kevin Peterson, Up The River wishes to showcase original work from both new and established poets, artists and photographers.
Up The River will be utilizing new technology and good, old fashioned print. Contributors to each issues will have select work published in the print edition and even more online on the website.
Albany Poets is a local not-for-profit organization whose goal is to promote the poets and poetry of Upstate New York. Albany Poets hosts open mics, poetry readings, slams, music and spoken word events, and the annual Albany Word Fest to increase participation and attendance in the local arts community. Albany Poets’ website, www.albanypoets.com, is the most comprehensive resource in the Northeast for news and events listings for poetry and spoken word.