Joel Lesses and Russ Vidrick

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Poets Joel Lesses (Buffalo) and Russ Vidrick will read at Mac's followed by an open mic on Wednesday, May 10th at 7 p.m

Joel David Lesses is a counselor and the founder of Education Training Center in Buffalo, dedicated to reframing mental health distress as a potential spiritual marker and existential opportunity. He also does the Unraveling Religion podcast which focuses on spirituality, world religion, meditation and poetry.

Besides his own poetry, Joel will be reading the work of the late poet and KSU teacher Maj Ragain.

​Russ Vidrick is the author of several poetry collections, including Waiting for Matisse (May 2023). Russ hosts a poetry reading series at Negative Space Gallery and is a beloved regular at readings around town.

Event address: 
1820 Coventry Rd.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118