For Immediate Release

Contact:Deborah Gilleran

Express Yourself at the Georgian Court Coffee House Poetry Slam

Lakewood, N.J., Mar. 30, 2007—Poetry is the literary window into the heart and soul. Verbalize your feelings and thoughts and be heard at the Georgian Court University Coffee House Poetry Slam on Sunday, April 22, at 4:00 p.m. in the Casino Ballroom on the Lakewood campus. Share some of your own works, whether you’re a beginner or a practiced hand, or read a piece by your favorite poet. If you’d rather just listen, enjoy a latte and nosh on scones and other delectable treats as you listen to the talents of GCU and the local community.

This open mic poetry slam is open to the public. The cost is $5 per person in advance and $10 per person at the door. For further information or to purchase tickets, please contact the Office of Conferences and Special Events at 732.987.2263 or

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge and at Coastal Communiversity in Wall and Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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