Opportunities for writers to read their work aloud?

books stacked on deskM emails:

I'm interested in attending, and possibly participating in, a storytelling open-mic night in the area (if there is such a thing).
I'm thinking of something along the lines of The Moth Radio Hour on NPR, but with an emphasis on reading and hearing personal essays and fictional stories.

The first thing that sprang to mind was the Front Parlor storytelling series in Troy and Albany. But... after a back-and-forth, we learned that M is looking for an event or series or gathering (or whatever) that's more focused on writers reading their work, rather than more informal storytelling.

So, got a suggestion for M about local writers events or groups that might be helpful? Or maybe some other ideas? Please share!

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It's seems that M is more looking for something like the NPR show, "Selected Shorts."

The Hudson Valley Writers Guild may be a good place to start.
https://hvwg.org/about/

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