Mark Conte will be hosting an open mic poetry reading on Saturday, April 25 from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Ft Walton Beach Library in celebration of National Poetry Month sponsored by the Academy of American Poets. All poets published, unpublished and/or unrecognized are invited to read their poems to the gathering. All lovers of poetry are invited to listen to new and published poets. Mark Conte has published fiction, poetry, articles and guest columns in 67 publications. He is a member of the Authors Guild and the Academy of American poets.