Eric Scott Sutherland is the epitome of a working class poet. He is an ISA Certified Arborist, a community/event organizer, and author of two chapbooks and two full length collections: incommunicado and his latest, pendulum.
He is the creator and host of Holler Poets Series, a monthly celebration of literature and music since 2008. In 2011, he was officially proclaimed Poet Laureate of Alâ€™s Bar, the home venue for Holler. Known for his high energy readings, Eric has featured alongside seven Kentucky Poet Laureates, Pulitzer finalist Maurice Manning, National Book award winner Nikky Finney, legendary writer/naturalist Wendell Berry, and national best-selling authors Barbara Kingsolver, David Korten, Julia Butterfly Hill, and Michael Shuman. Eric makes his home in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky. Follow Eric and Holler at www.ericscottsutherland.com
The Life and Times of Richard Musto, which was recently selected by Kirkus Media as one of the Best Indie Books of 2013. It's an extended narrative poem that tells the true life story of an 89-year-old man who lives on the streets of New York City. The book is illustrated with fine art photographs.
Sunday June 22nd at 3PM: Anne Waldman, Laura E. Wright, and Eleni SIkelianos
Anne Waldman has been a prolific and active poet, performer, editor and teacher many years, a founder of the Jack Kerouac School and Artistic Director of its celebrated Summer Writing Program. She is engaged with creating radical hybrid forms for the long poem, both serial and narrative, and →
Janice Gouldâ€™s tribal affiliation is Koyoonkâ€™auwi (Concow). She grew up in Berkeley, California and attended the University of California, Berkeley, earning a BA in linguistics and an MA in English. She completed her Ph.D. in English at the University of New Mexico, with a concentration in Native American Literature. In 2008, she earned a Masterâ€™s degree in →
Thursday June 5th at 7PM: The Margoles Duo
The Margoles Duo consists of Kirk Margoles on guitar and vocals, and his son Bram Margoles on violin. Performing for several years in the Boulder area and elsewhere, they present original melodic, poetic, and rhythmic compositions which aim to explore the emotions, inspire, and spark the imagination. Blending elements of folk, classical, spoken →