3 readings in Denver this weekend. Buckle up?
Here we go:
1. THIS FRIDAY:
Featuring readings by Maureen Owen, Bin Ramke, and Eleni Sikelianos, and including performance by nyckelharpist, Sandra Wong.
February 10th, 7pm, at the Dikeou Collection
located in the Colorado, Building, 1615 California St, Suite 515, Denver, CO.
Free and open to the public. Attendees will receive a free CD of jazz by Sonny Simmons and recordings of Owen, Ramke, and Sikelianos.
2. THIS SATURDAY EARLY EVENING:
Please join us on Saturday, February 11th, from 5-7 p.m.
at Counterpath (613 22nd St., Denver)
For a reading, musical performance and art display to celebrate the 10th anniversary paperback re-release of Laird Hunt’s The Impossibly. The new edition, which has an introduction by Percival Everett, an afterword by Laird and a previously unpublished “lost” chapter, will be for sale at the event.
Over the course of the evening their will be, intermingled:
Readings from The Impossibly by Jeanne Liotta, Richard Froude, Ben Prince, Eleni Sikelianos, Eva Sikelianos Hunt and Laird Hunt
Music by Roger Green (from his very recent, fabulous Impossibly inspired album) with Janet Feder, James Hann and Mark Harris
Art by Ben Prince (from his very recent, fabulous Impossibly inspired triptych)
A film projection of Impossibly inspired footage.
And food and drink
3. THIS SATURDAY LATER EVENING:
Bad Shadow Affair
Lost Lake Lounge (3602 E Colfax Ave)
The next Bad Shadow Affair features POETS & WRITERS LIVE IN PERSON!!! They are Emily Pettit, Rachel Glaser, derrick mund & Jesse Morse!
And Please bring a book of poetry to donate to Streets Hope, a shelter for women in the sex industry, and the Denver Women's Correctional Facility, Denver's women's prison. All types of poetry accepted--your own, something in your get-rid-of pile, anything. Thank you!
Emily Pettit is the author of two chapbooks How (Octopus Books) and What Happened to Limbo (Pilot Books). She is an editor for notnostrums and Factory Hollow Press and she is publisher of jubilat. Her first full-length book, GOAT IN THE SNOW, is forthcoming from Birds LLC.
Rachel B. Glaser is the author of Pee On Water, a collection of stories published by Publishing Genius Press, and Heroes Are So Long, a poetry chapbook out by Minutes Books. Her work has appeared in McSweeney's, American Short Fiction, New York Tyrant and others. She lives in Northampton, MA and teaches Creative Writing at Flying Object, a bookstore/letterpress/gallery.
derrick mund is originally from Michigan. He moved to Colorado via Montana to pursue an MFA in poetry from the University of Colorado. He lives in Denver where he runs the Leon Reading Series and is the poetry editor for Spring Gun Press. He is also the co-publisher of Peninsulas Now Press. His work has appeared various places, most recently as an edition to Greying Ghost's pamphlet series.
Jesse Morse lives in Denver and is in the PhD program at the University there. He spends a lot time outside with his Labradane Hank. The chapbook Rotations came out in 2011 (C_L Press) and the chapbook paragraphs for dolphins is due out soon. Work forthcoming in Greetings and With + Stand. He hopes to sing again someday.