Anticipating AWP, Part 2

And now for the hard part — the off-sight readings & events. There are at least four on each night that sound amazing but if you want to feel like a normal person who isn’t trying to be everywhere at once, you can usually only go to one or two. Therefore, you *might* see me at one of these:


7:00 – 10:00PM, Ahsahta/Omnidawn Reading
The Magnolia Hotel Ballroom, 17th & Stout
Christopher Arigo, Susan Briante, Dan Beachy-Quick, Maxine Chernoff & Paul Hoover, Gillian Conoley, Ben Doller, Lisa Fishman, Noah Eli Gordon, Richard Greenfield, Janet Holmes, Hank Lazer, Laura Moriarty, Rusty Morrison, G.E. Patterson, Craig Santos Perez, Bin Ramke, Don Revell, Elizabeth Robinson, Heather Sellers, Heidi Lynn Staples, & Michelle Taransky.


2:00 – 4:00PM Dewclaw Reading
Stella’s Coffeehaus, 1476 S. Pearl Street
Claire Becker, Blake Butler, Amina Cain, Claire Donato, Jac Jemc, Dorothea Lasky, Dylan Nice, Matt Salesses, Matthew Simmons, Jen Tynes, & Mike Young.

5:30 – 7:30PM Colorado Writers Reading
Mercury Cafe, 2199 California Street
Eleni Sikelianos, Noah Eli Gordon, Julie Carr, Michael Friedman, Maureen Owen, John-Michael Rivera, Tim Roberts, Sara Veglahn, Eric Baus, Steve Katz, Arda Collins, & others.

Mercury Cafe, 2199 California Street
Birds, LLC; Brave Men Press; Harp & Altar; Immaculate Disciples Press; Mississippi Review Poetry Series; and New Issues Press. Poets include: Julia Cohen, Brian Foley, Elisa Gabbert, Kate Greenstreet, Dan Magers, Justin Marks, Linnea Ogden, Christopher Salerno, Kim Gek Lin Short, Sam Starkweather, Janaka Stucky, & Chris Tonelli.


5:00 – 7:00PM Black Warrior Review / Blue Hour Press Reading
Mario’s Double Daughter’s Salotto, 1632 Market Street
Christopher Cheney, Miriam Cohen, Shanna Compton, Nick Courtright, John Gallaher, James Grinwis, Emily Kendal Frey, Brian Kubarycz, Sabrina Orah Mark, & Alexis Orgera.

7:30 – 11:30 PM Black Lawrence Press Reading
Lola, 1575 Boulder Street, Denver
Book release for The Giving of Pears by Abayomi Animashaun. Free drinks and readings by Animashaun, Hayden Saunier, Paul Kilgore, & Michele Battiste

7:30 PM Switchback Books, Artifice Magazine, Coconut Books, & Tarpaulin Sky Press
Delaney’s Bar/Celtic Tavern, 1801 Blake St.
Kimiko Hahn, Simone Muench, Monica de la Torre, Kathleen Rooney, Gina Myers, Davis Schneiderman, Marisa Crawford, Kim Gek Lin Short, Andrew Farkas, Shelly Taylor, David Welch, Tim Jones-Yelvington, Amber Nelson, & Jen Tynes.


5:00 – 7:00PM Fence & 1913: Off-Site Salon
Mario’s Double Daughter’s Salotto, 1632 Market Street
Macgregor Card, Bruce Covey, Ben Doller, Brandon Downing, Adrian Kien, Aaron Kunin, Richard Meier, Sara Mumolo, Josie Sigler, Edwin Torres, Catherine Wagner, & Lynn Xu.

6:00PM Reading and Book Party for the Starting Today: 100 Poems for Obama’s First 100 Days Anthology
Paris on the Platte Cafe, 1553 Platte Street
Matthew Rohrer, Sarah Vap, Cole Swenson,  Catherine Wagner,  Joshua Marie Wilkinson, John Gallaher, Laynie Browne, Matthew Zapruder, Sasha Steensen, Michael Dumanis, Martha Collins, Craig Morgan Teicher,  Erika Meitner, Allison Joseph, Erin Belieu, Rachel Zucker, Patricia Smith, Jenny Browne, Lesléa Newman, Katy Lederer, Lindsey Wallace, Dara Wier, Carmen Gimenez Smith, Pimone Triplett, Robin Beth Schaer, Tony Trigilio, Catherine Barnett, Patrick Culliton, Patricia Spears Jones, Nicole Cooley, Cate Marvin, Michael Morse, Prageeta Sharma, & Mark Bibbins.

7:ooPM Action Books, Apostrophe Books, Black Ocean Press, Slope Editions, & Tarpaulin Sky Press
Plus Gallery, 2501 Larimer Street
Johannes Göransson, Zachary Schomburg, Catherine Meng, Joe Hall, Paul Foster Johnson, Julie Doxsee, & others.


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