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1203 13th Street Suite A
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 495-3303

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Seven Days a Week
Monday - 7am-5pm
Tuesday-Friday - 7am-9pm
Saturday-Sunday - 8am-5pm

Where: 1203 13th Street Suite A
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 495-3303
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Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe is celebrating our
Second Anniversary 2012
Thank you to all the poets and poetry lovers out there! We couldn't have made it without your support.
Come join us for:
Featured Poets, Open Poetry Readings, Music and much more

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Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe is your local poetry bookstore in Boulder, Colorado. We are the third exclusively-poetry bookstore to open its doors in the United States.

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Latest News

Tuesday March 24th : Poetry Circle, Brent Armendinger, Open Reading

Tuesday, March 24 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Word By Word Poetry Circle – all welcome!

Tuesday March 24th at 6PM: Brent Armendinger
Brent Armendinger will read from The Ghost in Us Was Multiplying, a book of poems recently published by Noemi Press.
Brent is also the author of two chapbooks, Undetectable (New Michigan Press, 2009) and Archipelago (Noemi Press, 2009), and his work has recently appeared in Aufgabe, Bloom, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, and Web Conjunctions. Brent is a recipient of fellowships from Headlands Center for the Arts and Squaw Valley Community of Writers. He lives in Los Angeles and teaches at Pitzer College, where he is an Associate Professor of English and World Literature.

Tuesday March 24th at 7PM: Weekly Open Poetry Reading

Saturday March 21 at 7PM: The Volta Book of Poets Celebration

Joshua Marie Wilkinson will host a reading by poets featured in the new anthology, The Volta Book of Poets. Readers: Eric Baus, Sommer Browning, Julie Carr, Noah Eli Gordon, J. Michael Martinez, Matthias Savlina, & Khadijah Queen http://www.sidebrow.net/books/volta-book-poets About the anthology: The Volta Book of Poets gathers together the work of 50 talented poets of disparate backgrounds and traditions, providing a constellation of →

Thursday March 19th at 7PM: Release Party for Bhanu Kapil’s Ban en Banlieue/Meat History 101: A communal reading for/with/next to: BAN

Poetry. Cross-Genre. Asian American Studies. In this new prose document, Bhanu Kapil follows a film crew to the Bengal jungle to re-encounter the true account of two girls found living with wolves in 1921. Taking as its source text the diary of the missionary who strove to rehabilitate these orphans—through language instruction and forcible correction of supinated limbs—HUMANIMAL functions as →

Tuesday March 17th at 7PM: Weekly Open Poetry Reading

Hosted by Joseph Braun.

Innisfree This Week (Thru March 14th) : Medieval, Dargan, Cupping, Writing Group

Thursday March 12th at 7PM: CU Boulder Medieval Poetry Night Friday March 13th at 11AM: Coffee Cupping Friday March 13th at 7PM: Kyle Dargan : Book Tour for: Honest Engine (U. Georgia Press) - Poetry that grapples with loss and mortality in a radically honest way. http://www.ugapress.org/index.php/books/honest_engine Kyle Dargan’s poetry collections include Logorrhea Dementia: A Self-Diagnosis (Georgia); Bouquet of Hungers (Georgia), which received the Hurston/Wright →

Sunday March 8th at 5PM: A NIGHT OF GERTRUDE STEIN

A NIGHT OF GERTRUDE STEIN Join us for a night of honoring/conjuring/engaging Gertrude Stein at Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe as we help raise money for GASP (Girls Assembling Something Perpetual) and their travels! From the indiegogo: "GASP is seeking funding of $2500. This will help cover the costs of our 2015 performances, which will take place in Los Angeles, Denver, Boulder, →