Jersey City’s annual poetry festival begins Oct. 16

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Jersey City Writers (JCW) presents FUTUROLOGY, Jersey City’s 3rd Annual Poetry Festival from Friday, Oct. 16 through Sunday, Oct. 18.

Everyone is invited to join JCW for any of the online events where they “will peer into the future from a poet’s perspective.”

The festival, hosted by Leslie McIntosh, includes curated readings and special guests Cortney Lamar Charleston and Evie Shockley who will read from their work and participate in a question-and-answer session.

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