Claudia Van Gerven lives in Boulder, Colorado, where she taught English literature for the Honors Program at the University of Colorado. Her poems have been published in a number of journals and magazines including Prairie Schooner, Louisiana Review, Calyx, the Georgetown Review, Runes and The Lullwater Review. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her poems have won several national prizes including the Tall Grass Writersâ€™ Guildâ€™s Grand Prize. Her chapbook, The Ends of Sunbonnet Sue, won the Angel Fish Press Prize and Amazing Grace (Green Fuse Press, 2010) was nominated for a Push Cart Prize. She will be reading latest chapbooks, Bearing Witness, from Finishing Line Press and Seventh Day from Green Fuse Press.
Tuesday September 9th at 6PM: David Axelrod
Dr. David Axelrod is an arts director and publisher of Writers Ink Press. His stories, memoirs, scripts, and non-fiction have been published in over 500 periodicals. Author of 21 books of poetry, he is recipient of three Fulbright Awards, serving as the first official Fulbright Poet-in-Residence in the Peopleâ€™s Republic of China. He was →
Nancy is the author of three books of poetry-- her first book, Tokaido Road, was published by CBeditions in 2011, and won a prestigious prize in the UK: the Aldeburgh First Collection Prize (2012). That was followed by a pamphlet, published in 2012, called Owhere, also a prize winner (Templar Poetry Pamphlet). Her third collection, Continental Drift, will be published →
Rarely does a debut collection deliver so effortlessly on the promise of poetry as it is lived, offering its readers an intuitive musicality paired with careful observation and a certain stillness of mind. The voices in these poems somehow manage to be openly self-conscious while remaining expressive, deliberate, and measured. Itâ€™s as if Dominique Townsend feels altogether at home in →
Green Fuse Poetic Arts Ensemble Reading
Green Fuse Poetic Arts, a non-profit grass roots poetry organization, will offer an ensemble poetry reading by recently published members from the Colorado Front Range. Shirley Kobar from Loveland will read from her new chapbook PIONEER BEYOND; Pat Maslowski from Drake will read from her new book ON RETREAT IN ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK WITH →
Robert Kingâ€™s first book, Old Man Laughing (Ghost Road Press), was a finalist for the 2008 Colorado Book Award in Poetry and his second, Some of These Days appeared in 2013 from Conundrum Press. He recently won the Grayson Books Chapbook Competition with Rodin & Co. He lives in Greeley, Colorado, where he directs the website www.ColoradoPoetsCenter.org.
Jared Smith is →