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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.
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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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Thursday August 27 at 7PM: Nickole Brown & Jessica Jacobs

Nickole Brown grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, and Deerfield Beach, Florida. Her books includeFanny Says, a collection of poems published by BOA Editions in 2015; her debut, Sister, a novel-in-poems published by Red Hen Press in 2007; and an anthology, Air Fare, that she co-edited with Judith Taylor. She graduated from The Vermont College of Fine Arts, studied literature at Oxford University as an English Speaking Union Scholar, and was the editorial assistant for the late Hunter S. Thompson. She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Kentucky Foundation for Women, and the Kentucky Arts Council. She worked at the independent, literary press, Sarabande Books, for ten years, and she was the National Publicity Consultant for Arktoi Books and the Palm Beach Poetry Festival. She has taught creative writing at the University of Louisville and Bellarmine University and was an Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for four years. Currently, she is the Editor for the Marie Alexander Series in Prose Poetry at White Pine Press and is on faculty every summer at the Sewanee Young Writers’ Conference and at the low-residency MFA Program in Creative Writing at Murray State. She lives with her wife, poet Jessica Jacobs.

Jessica Jacobs grew up in Central Florida and has since lived in San Francisco and New York, with stints in Greece, Indiana, and Arkansas along the way. Her work has appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Cave Wall, Iron Horse, The Missouri Review, Poet Lore, and Rattle, among other journals and anthologies. She holds a B.A. from Smith College and an M.F.A. from Purdue University. An avid long-distance runner, Jessica has worked as a rock climbing instructor, bartender, textbook Acquisitions Editor, and Editor-in-Chief of Sycamore Review. Jessica is on the faculty of the Sewanee Young Writers Conference and, in Spring 2016, will be the Hendrix-Murphy Writer-in-Residence at Hendrix College. She lives in Little Rock, AR with her wife, the poet Nickole Brown. Pelvis With Distance is her debut collection.

Thursday August 20 at 6PM: Francesco Tarantino

I am a great believer in the adage “Work at what you love and you will never work a day in your life.” I sought to make my passion for music my way of life and my livelihood. I started my professional career at 17, working around clubs in New York City. By 25, I was also teaching guitar →

Tuesday August 18 at 7PM: Weekly Open Poetry Reading

Tuesday August 18 at 7PM: Weekly Open Poetry Reading hosted by Joseph Braun, Lunamopolis publisher and poet. http://www.lunamopolis.com/history/

Tuesday August 18 at 6PM: Kirk Margoles and John Boggs

Kirk Margoles and John Boggs Two singer, songwriter, instrumentalists, Kirk Margoles and John Boggs, will share the stage for this show. Kirk Margoles, vocalist and guitarist, writes and performs songs which aim to explore new dimensions in melody, song structure, harmony and rhythm. He also strives to meld contemporary poetry with song to develop new song forms. Themes explored in these →

INNISFREE IN DENVER – Saturday August 15 at 730PM – Braun, Bye, Collum, Martinez, Melendez Kelson, Robinson

Innisfree is curating a reading of multiple dimensions at the Biennial of the Americas in Denver this Saturday August 15 at 730PM. Location: BMoCA's Poetry & Performance Cafe - Located in downtown Denver at the corner of 16th and Wewatta Street 7:30-8:30pm : The Avant Range. A selection of poets from the Front Range curated by Brian Buckley from Innisfree Poetry Bookstore →

Tuesday July 28 at 6PM: Travis Hugh Culley – A Comedy & A Tragedy

ABOUT A COMEDY & A TRAGEDY In this powerful memoir, former bicycle messenger and acclaimed author of The Immortal Class recounts his difficult journey to literacy. A Comedy & A Tragedy is the story of one young man’s effort to teach himself to read. Complex and many-leveled, this book is also a manifesto about the acquisition of intellectual independence. It is →