Certain Saturdays at Lost Lake Lounge | 3602 East Colfax | Denver, Colorado

Martin Corless-Smith, Noah Eli Gordon, Julie Carr & Serena Chopra

Saturday, September 17th, 7pm

A reading to save your life!

(We're going over life-saving techniques after the reading.)
But before that,

listen to some of the finest poets on the planet!!


And please note something else!!! Picnic in Congress Park the next day: Sunday, September 18th. Bring the world!!! Email me for details: sommerbrowning@hotmail.com Kickball included.

Martin Corless-Smith was born and raised in Worcestershire, England. He is Professor of English at Boise State University where he directs the MFA program in Creative Writing. His recent work includes English Fragments (Fence Books 2010) and a chapbook, Roman and Moscow Poems, published by Bonfire Press last spring.

Noah Eli Gordon is the author of several books, including The Source (Futurepoem, 2011), and Novel Pictorial Noise (Harper Perennial, 2007), which was selected by John Ashbery for the National Poetry Series and subsequently chosen for the San Francisco State Poetry Center Book Award. Gordon is the co-publisher of Letter Machine Editions, and an Assistant Professor in the MFA program in Creative Writing at The University of Colorado–Boulder, where he currently directs Subito Press. His forthcoming books include The New Brutalism (Ahsahta Press, 2013) and 62 Problems (1913 Press, 2014).

Julie Carr is the author of four books of poetry, most recently 100 Notes on Violence (winner of the Sawtooth award) and Sarah-of Fragments and lines (a national poetry series selection). Her study of Victorian poetry and poetics, Surface Tension, is forthcoming from Dalkey Archive. Another book, as yet untitled, is forthcoming from Ahsahta Press. She is the co-publisher, with Tim Roberts, of Counterpath Press and teaches at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Serena Chopra is a graduate of University of Colorado at Boulder’s MFA program. She is recently published in the Denver Quarterly, Fact-Simile, The Laurel Review, VOLT, No Tell Motel. Her chapbook, "Speaking to Your Man," was released in August 2010 by Peninsulas Now Press. Her latest chapbook, "Penumbra" will be released in October 2011 from Flying Guillotine Press. She is a 2010 Kundiman fellow, a former intern for The New Press in New York City, and a 95 cent skool student. She currently works with Writers in the Schools to teach creative writing to Denver elementary school children, and is a faculty member at the Boulder Writing Studio. Serena is the co-founder and curator of TitMouse Magazine and art events. She is the founder of the TitMouse Writers Exchange. Serena teaches writing at Metropolitan State College and is a dancer with E
volving Doors Dance Company in Boulder. She lives and works in Denver.

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