Upcoming

 

All shows begin at 7:30 at The Mercury Cafe, 2199 California Street, Denver.

August 15:

roseanna_deadorchidscdrelease.3kingsHost Roseanna Frechette is a longtime member of Denver’s thriving creative arts community. Former publisher of Rosebud Forum magazine, she has great passion for the power of small press and the beauty of spoken word. Her performance poetry has been showcased in a variety of regional venues including Arise Music Festival, Sparrows Poetry Festival, The Festival of Imagination, and Boulder Fringe Festival as well as public television and radio. She is a frequent guest host for Mercury Café’s Jam Before the Slam and a respected participant in the open mic scenes of Denver and Boulder. Interpretive dancer and yogi as well as storyteller and poet, Roseanna’s integrative style reflects both a respectful love of nature and a bohemian appreciation for urban culture. Her performances and presentations are vibrant and dynamic, as she allows her voice to be heard through story, song, and poems ever changing.

MattClifford.bioshot.jpeg.jpgFeaturing Matt Clifford! Rambler, troubadour, dissident tablet, unsuppressed badass, mugwump agitator, active verbiator, fine print peruser, incontinent spirit, heretical accountant, America addict, knowledge sharer, provider when asked of free literature, radical cowabunga royal ranto this then here Matt Clifford is a middle-aged carpenter teen wife candy poet eating journals off the bathroom floor publishing the result on a gold scroll.

Books: The RantoDance of Anonymous from Necropolis and his Machine (2013), Ballad of Todd Last Year (2016)

Poems: Gesture Literary JournalIn-flight Literary Magazine (chapbook, Damn Your Eyes, forthcoming from Paper Plane Pilots)

Prose: ALOC Media

Music: Black Market Translation

Soundcloud: http://www.poetsonearth.com/sun/2017/1/7/infrastricture

coming soon: MattClifford.org

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Sept 1: Fbomb at the 2nd Denver Lit Crawl!

6-6:45 pm
  • Tethered by Letters @ Berkeley UnTapped
  • Mile-High MFA @ BookBar
7-7:45 pm
  • Colorado Humanities @ Mermaid Fine Books
  • At The Inkwell @ El Chingon Mexican Bistro
8-8:45 pm
  • Lighthouse Writers Workshop @ DeSteeg Brewing
  • FBomb @ Westward Gallery: 4400 Tennyson St, Denver, CO 80212

 

Host: Nancy Stohlman
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Readers:
Kathy Fish
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Cara Lopez Lee
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Karl Fischer
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Carol Covington
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Leah Rogin-Roper
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Ahja Fox
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Claire Ibarra
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and Girls Just Wanna Have Us!
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Sept 19:

stevenHost Steven Dunn is the author of the novels Potted Meat (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2016) and Water & Power (forthcoming from Tarpaulin Sky, 2018) He was born and raised in West Virginia, and after 10 years in the Navy, he earned a B.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Denver. Some of his work can be found in Columbia Journal and Granta Magazine.

Ahja FoxFeaturing Ahja Fox! Ahja Fox currently resides in Saddle Rock with her husband and her baby cousin whom she considers her own. She recently graduated from Arapahoe Community College with an A.A with Creative Writing Emphasis. When attending ACC, she acted as Writer’s Studio Student Club President for four semesters and also received the 2016 Writer’s Studio Scholarship. Right before graduating, she received her first publication in the Arapahoe Pinnacle and then gained publication right after in the 2017 Progenitor Art & Literary Journal. Now that she is graduated, she is a co-partner/co-host for Art of Storytelling and is working on a collaboration with her artist husband.  Ahja’s long-term goals are to publish in various writing sources, finish producing at least one book draft, and to open a dance studio that caters to children and the disabled.

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Oct 17: Host Kona Morris and featuring Carol Covington

Nov 21: Host Jonathan Montgomery and feature TBA

2018

Jan: Host Sally Reno and featuring Jonathan Cardew!

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PAST FEATURED READERS:

Manuel Ramos

Gabino Iglesias

Stina French

Nahshon Cook

SETH

Cooper Braun and Rachel Ann Harding

Monique Antonette Lewis

Jack C. Buck

Levi Andrew Noe

Danger Slater

Karl Fischer

Eirik Gumeny

Marty McGovern

April Bradley

Chris Bowen

David S. Atkinson

Mathias Svalina

Hillary Leftwich

Kona Morris

Brian Lupo

Jeff Becker

Rob Geisen

Girls Just Want to Have Us

Gay Degani

Sally Reno

Len Kuntz

Nate Jordon

Annie Dawid

Cristofer Lix

Robert Vaughan

Karen Stefano

Paul Beckman

Chris Merkner

Steven Dunn

Alexander Lumans

Kathy Fish

Nancy Stohlman

Jonathan Montgomery

Benjamin Whitmer

HR Hegnauer

Lynn Brewer

Bryan Jansing

Selah Saterstrom

Freddy Owens and Roseanna Frechette

Jason McDaniel

Nick Morris

J.A. Kazimer

Meg Tuite

Get in the Car, Helen

Sommer Browning

Chris Ransick

Dagny McKinley

Jamey Trotter

Brian Dickson

Leah Rogin-Roper

The Boulder Fiction Team with Hannah Blank

Rob Geisen

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