Dan Wilcox of Albany, NY, hosts the Third Thursday Poetry Night at the Social Justice Center and is a member of the poetry performance group "3 Guys from Albany.” The group has performed around the country on a quest to perform in all of the Albanys in the United States. In the photo above he's relaxing in downtown Boulder, Colorado on the way to a 3 Guys performance in Albany, Oklahoma (pop. 143).
Dan has been a featured reader at all the important venues in the Albany Capital District and the Hudson Valley. His an active member of Veterans for Peace, an international organization founded in 1985, dedicated to promoting alternatives to war. Dan sometimes performs his poetry at demonstrations.
He also publishes poetry under the imprint, A.P.D. which stands for various things such as (albany’s poetic device, another pleasant day, etc.). the meaning of APD keeps changing to suit his mood.
His poetry recently appeared in the anthology American Society: What Poets See, and in his newest collection, Gloucester Notes, (FootHills Publishing). His chapbook boundless abodes of Albany (Benevolant Bird Press) is available for Kindle from Amazon. Benevolent Bird Press is the publishing art of Rootdrinker Institute. Dan keeps a blog on which he frequently posts with notes and commentary on the many poetry readings he attends. dwlcx.blogspot.com.
As a photographer, he claims to have the world's largest collection of photos of unknown poets, some of which are available on Flickr. He talks about the collection in the short that accompanies Gregorio Gomez’ Poetry Spoken Here feature podcast (#007).