Poetry festival continues in New Hartford

NEW HARTFORD —  The National Beat Poetry Festival continues its monthly Kerouac Cafe event at The Licia and Mason Beekley Community Library on Saturday, June 3, at 3:30 p.m.

The festival has been held monthly at the library since the beginning of this year.

At May’s event, co-organizers Debbie Tosun Kilday and Colin Haskins and other poets from the area read their works.

“We’re not trying to be a re-creation of the Beat Poetry era,” Haskins said. “As we like to say, the beat goes on.”

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