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Seven Days a Week


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

Your local poetry bookstore

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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Email: innisfreepoetry@gmail.com

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Latest News

Monday January 19th (MLK) at 7PM: Kent Haruf Memorial Reading

Kent Haruf was one of the earliest supporters of Innisfree and a friend.

The following writers will read from his works:

Laura Pritchett
BK Loren
Laird Hunt
Sorel Haruf
Shelly Catterson

Kent Haruf’s Works:
The Tie That Binds (1984)
Where You Once Belonged (1990)
Plainsong (1999)
Eventide (2004)
West of Last Chance, with photographer Peter Brown (2008)
Benediction (2013)
Our Souls at Night (to be published in 2015)

Kent Haruf’s Awards:
1999 – Finalist for the 1999 National Book Award for Plainsong
2005 – Colorado Book Award for Eventide
2005 – Finalist for the Book Sense Award for Eventide
2009 – Dos Passos Prize for Literature
2012 – Wallace Stegner Award
2014 – Folio Prize shortlist for Benediction

January 2015 at Innisfree (thus far):

Upcoming at Innisfree: Saturday Janaury 10th at 9AM: Writing Group Tuesday January 13th at 7PM: Weekly Open Poetry Reading Monday January 19th at 7PM: Kent Haruf Memorial Reading Tuesday January 20th at 7PM: Weekly Open Poetry Reading Thursday January 22 at 7PM: Father, Misty, and the Big Bock Friday January 23rd at 7PM: Ethan Indigo Smith Tuesday January 27th at 7PM: Weekly Open Poetry Reading

Friday December 19th at 7PM: Travis Cebula and Sarah Suzor

Join us on December 19th at Innisfree for A Fox in the Snow ! 7 P.M. Local poet Travis Cebula and California sensation Sarah Suzor will be reading from new work, as well as continuing the celebration of their new collaborative book, After the Fox, from Black Lawrence Press. Start the holidays off right with poetry and friends! TRAVIS CEBULA →

Innisfree Friday December 12th at 7PM: Michael J. Henry and Seth Brady Tucker

Michael J. Henry, MFA currently serves as Executive Director of Lighthouse, where he also teaches poetry and memoir and essay workshops. A former recipient of a Colorado Council on the Arts Fellowship and a PlatteForum Fellowship, his work has appeared in such places as Copper Nickel, Threepenny Review, 5280, Many Mountains Moving, Pleiades, Red Rock Review, Rio Grande Review, Georgetown →

Innisfree This Week: December 8th – 14th

Tuesday 12/9 at 7PM - Weekly Open Poetry Reading Wednesday 12/10 at 7PM - Bombay Gin Literary Journal Thursday 12/11 at 7PM - CU Poetry Workshop Reading Friday 12/12 at 1PM - Coffee Cupping with Indigo Friday 12/12 at 7PM - Michael Henry & Seth Brady Tucker Saturday 12/13 at 9AM - Writing Group

Thursday December 4 at 7PM: Baus, Martinez, Rexilius and Svalina

Eric Baus is the author of The Tranquilized Tongue (City Lights, 2014), How I Became a Hum (Octopus Books, forthcoming 2015), and other books. He lives in Denver and teaches at Regis University. ericbaus.com J. Michael Martinez was born in Greeley, Colorado. He earned his BA from the University of Northern Colorado and his MFA from George Mason University. His first →