Monday, July 18, 2011

Reading - Saturday, July 23rd

I've been awful about keeping this blog updated w/ events. Starting fresh for the summer:

Saturday, July 23rd
4:00 pm - 6-ish

Four Denver poets are coming to Portland to say hi, read poems! Please come out to listen and welcome them!

Coffee and beer provided, donations appreciated!

Serena Chopra has recently been published in the Denver Quarterly, Fact-Simile, and Pax Americana. She has upcoming publications in VOLT and The Laurel Review. Her chapbook, Speaking to Your Man, was released in August 2010 by Peninsulas Now Press. In 2010, she was the finalist in the Black Ocean Press book contest, the Kundiman Poetry Prize with Alice James books, the Undefined Magazine poetry competition, and The Midwestern Chapbook Series, judged by G.C.Waldrep. She is a 2010 Kundiman fellow, a former intern for The New Press in New York City, and works with Writers in the Schools to teach creative writing to Denver elementary school children. Serena is the co-founder and curator for TitMouse Magazine, and the co-editor of Spine Road. She lives and works in Denver.

Michael Flatt's work has appeared most recently in Horse Less Press and 32 Poems. His reviews of poetry and fiction appear regularly at and he has an article forthcoming in Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd'hui. He is also an associate editor for Counterpath Press.

Mark Rockswold teaches English at the community college of Denver. His work has appeared in the Blue Earth review, Tarpaulin sky, the Electronic Literary Directory and elsewhere. He is the co-founder and publisher of SpringGun Press, a biannual journal of quality poetry, flash fiction, interdisciplinary digital art/electronic literature, book reviews, essays, interviews, chapbooks, and soon---full length poetry books.

Daniel George McDonald holds a BA in English from the university of Colorado and will be seeking an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University starting in the fall. He remains utterly, unremittingly unpublished.