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All shows start at 7:30 at the Mercury Cafe, Denver, 2199 California Street.

 

January 16, 2018:

SallylHost Sally Reno! Sally Reno’s fiction has been anthologized in more than 20 print
collections and has been among the winners of National Public Radio’s
3-Minute Fiction Contest and Dr. T. J. Eckleburg Review’s Prosetry
Contest and has been nominated for Best Small Fictions and several
Pushcarts. Her Micro Fiction has won Vestal Review’s 7 word caption
contest, Fast Forward’s 6 word story contest and Radar’s 5 word movie
review. She lives in a vapor cave where she serves as Pythoness for Blink Ink
Print and Haruspex for Shining Mountains Press.

JCardew_HeadshotFeaturing Jonathan Cardew! Jonathan Cardew’s writing appears or is forthcoming in Cream City Review, Passages North, Superstition Review, JMWW, Smokelong Quarterly, People Holding, and Atticus Review, among others. He is the fiction editor for Connotation Press, contributing books reviewer for Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, and interviews editor at (b)OINK zine. He’s been a finalist in the Best Small Fictions, the Wigleaf Top 50, the Bath Flash Fiction Award, and he won a travel toothbrush once at a boules competition in northern Brittany. Originally from the UK, he lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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February 20

stinaHost Stina French! Stina French hails from North Carolina, and if you look closely, you can still see the welts from the Bible Belt. After a stint in San Francisco, she joined the faculty of Red Rocks Community College in the Denver area. She is working on a mystery novel, Mistress Immaculate’s Murder Most Mildew, a magic-realist memoir-as-revision of the Biblical Flood story, and has a finished hybrid/experimental collection of pieces called Hope You Like Dick: An Erotic, Creative, Choose-An-Adventure Flash Memoir. She has featured at the Podeo, F-Bomb, At The Inkwell, The Running of the Gays, and Punketry.  Her work has appeared in Punch Drunk Press. She squeals like a pig and she means it. Find her on Facebook at Stina French, Ink or at Voicing the Body: Mistress Immaculate’s Blog.

briceFeaturing Brice Maiurro!  Brice Maiurro is a Denver poet and organizer of events on the Front Range. Through his publishing company, Punch Drunk Press, he hosts several events around the city including Punketry! (in association with ALOC Media and Black Market Translation) and Punch Drunk Showcase, both of which operate out of Mutiny Info Café. His newest series, Beet Poetry, premiered this October at the Corner Beet in Cap Hill. Brice’s first collection of poems, Stupid Flowers, was released in June of 2017. He is currently working on his follow-up collection as well as a collection of short stories. He has performed widely at venues throughout the state of Colorado, including features at The Fox Theater, The Laughing Goat, Bouldering Poets, and Don’t Yell at Me. His writing has been featured by Birdy Magazine, The Lune, The Denver Post, The Denver Poetry Map and many other literary outlets. He has worked closely with local activist groups such as Denver Artists for Rent Control and the Denver Micro Suites. He hates the awkward silence while waiting for a debit card to process.

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March 20: Host Hillary Leftwich!

April 17: Host Claire Ibarra!

May 15: Host Leah Rogin-Roper!

June 19: Host Nick Morris!

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PAST FEATURED READERS:

Front Range Community College English Department

Carol Covington

Ahja Fox

Matt Clifford

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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