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August 31, 2013
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Liberty Hall

Benefit For Your Friend Thad

Start: August 31, 2013 7:00 pm
Venue: Liberty Hall
Cost: $5.00

Benefit to raise money for local bartending legend Thad Havercamp, with performances from Pale Hearts, Godzillionaire, and Foxy By Proxy.

June 23, 2013
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Eighth St. Taproom

Taproom Poetry: Nick Courtright, Kyle McCord and Lauren Schimming

Start: June 23, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: Eighth St. Taproom
Phone: 785-841-6918
Address:
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801 New Hampshire, Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: 0

June’s reading will feature visiting poets Nick Courtright and Kyle McCord and local poet Lauren Schimming. The featured readers will follow an open mic session, so bring your best work to share. As always, there will be a merch table, so please support our readers by buying their books.

Nick Courtright is the author of Punchline, a National Poetry Series finalist published in 2012 by Gold Wake Press, and Let There Be Light, which is forthcoming in early 2014. His work has appeared in The Southern Review, Boston Review, and Kenyon Review Online, among numerous others, and a chapbook, Elegy for the Builder’s Wife, is available from Blue Hour Press. He’s Interviews Editor of the Austinist, an arts and culture website based in Austin, Texas, where he teaches English, Humanities, and Philosophy, and lives with his wife, Michelle, and son, William. Feel free to find him at nickcourtright.com.

Kyle McCord is the author of three books of poetry, including Sympathy from the Devil (Gold Wake Press 2013). He has work featured in Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, Gulf Coast, Ploughshares, TriQuarterly and elsewhere. He’s received grants or awards from the Academy of American Poets, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Baltic Writing Residency. He co-edits iO: A Journal of New American Poetry, and he is lead content editor and co-founder of LitBridge. He teaches at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX.

Lauren Schimming is a poet and fiction writer. Her work has appeared in Everyday Genius. She is the Managing Editor for Coconut Books and works as a graphic designer for Hallmark Cards in Kansas City.

 

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November 12, 2012
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The Commons

CAConrad Poetry Reading

Start: November 12, 2012 7:00 pm
Venue: The Commons
Address:
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1340 Jayhawk Blvd.

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August 26, 2012
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taproom poetry series: Michelle Naka Pierce and Chris Pusateri

Start: August 26, 2012 5:00 pm
Cost: Free

Come hear featured writers Michelle Naka Pierce and Chris Pusateri read poetry. The featured readers will follow an open mic session, so bring your best work to share. As always, there will be a merch table, so please save up to support our readers by buying their books.

Born in Japan, Michelle Naka Pierce is the author of seven titles, including She, A Blueprint (BlazeVOX, 2011) and Continuous Frieze Bordering Red (Fordham, 2012), awarded the Poets Out Loud Editor’s Prize. Pierce has collaborated with artists, dancers, and filmmakers and has performed internationally. Her work has been translated into French, Spanish, Japanese, and Hebrew. Currently, Pierce is associate professor and director of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University.

Chris Pusateri is the author of several books of poetry, most recently Common Time (Steerage Press, 2012) and Molecularity (Dusie, 2011). His work appears in many journals in the US and abroad, including Chicago Review, Fence, Jacket, Verse and others. In spring 2012, he was a visiting artist at La Kunsthalle Mulhouse in France, where he performed as part of their Locus Metropole exhibition. A librarian by trade, he has lectured on poetry and poetics at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Naropa University, Wittenberg University, and the École Polytechnique in Paris.

April 26, 2012
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Raven Bookstore

BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts

Start: April 26, 2012 7:00 pm
Venue: Raven Bookstore
Phone: 785-749-3300
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8 E. Seventh St., Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044

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April 23, 2012
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Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, level 4

Poetry Reading: Matvei Yankelevich

Start: April 23, 2012 7:00 pm
Venue: Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, level 4
Address:
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1301 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS, United States, 66045
Cost: Free

Visiting poet Matvei Yankelevich will read from his work. A question-and-answer session will follow.

Matvei Yankelevich is the author of several books of poetry, including Alpha Donut (United Artists Books, 2012), Bending at the Elbow (Minutes Books, 2011), and Boris by the Sea (Octopus Books, 2009). He is the translator and editor of Today I Wrote Nothing: The Selected Writings of Daniil Kharms (Overlook, 2007). His translations of Russian poetry have appeared in many periodicals including Harpers, New American Writing, Poetry, and the New Yorker, and in several anthologies. He is one of the founding editors of Ugly Duckling Presse, and a member of the writing faculty of the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College.

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April 15, 2012
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Eighth St. Taproom

Taproom Poetry Series

Start: April 15, 2012 5:00 pm
Venue: Eighth St. Taproom
Phone: 785-841-6918
Address:
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801 New Hampshire, Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: Free

A free monthly poetry happening in the basement of Eighth Street Taproom in Lawrence, Kansas. Featuring touring national and international poets and local published poets. Includes an Open Mic session. Today’s poetry by Lee Ann Roripaugh & Jordan Stempleman

Curated by: Sorcha Hyland, Megan Kaminski, and Jim McCrary.

April 6, 2012
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Raven Bookstore

Poetry Reading & Book Signing: Megan Kaminski

Start: April 6, 2012 7:00 pm
Venue: Raven Bookstore
Phone: 785-749-3300
Address:
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8 E. Seventh St., Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: Free

Lawrence poet Megan Kaminski will read from her new book of poetry, Desiring Map. The poems explores human possibility in nature through the landscape of diverse regions—from the prairie grasslands of Kansas, to Paris, to the California coast.

Megan Kaminski is the author of one book of poetry, Desiring Map (Coconut Books 2012), and six chapbooks. Her poetry and nonfiction have appeared in such places as American Letters & Commentary, Denver Quarterly, Everyday Genius, Post Road, Puerto del Sol, and Third Coast. She moved to Lawrence five years ago and teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Kansas, where she directs the Creative Writing Exchange and the Undergraduate Reading Series. She also curates the Taproom Poetry Series in downtown Lawrence. http://www.megankaminski.com/

For more information, visit: http://ravenbookstore.com/events.php#0406

March 25, 2012
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Eighth St. Taproom

Taproom Poetry Series

Start: March 25, 2012 5:00 pm
Venue: Eighth St. Taproom
Phone: 785-841-6918
Address:
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801 New Hampshire, Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: Free

A free monthly poetry happening in the basement of Eighth Street Taproom in Lawrence, Kansas. Featuring touring national and international poets and local published poets. Includes an Open Mic session. Today’s poetry by Judith Roitman & Mary Stone Dockery

Curated by: Sorcha Hyland, Megan Kaminski, and Jim McCrary.

March 25, 2012
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Eighth St. Taproom

Taproom Poetry: Judy Roitman & Mary Stone Dockery

Start: March 25, 2012 5:00 pm
Venue: Eighth St. Taproom
Phone: 785-841-6918
Address:
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801 New Hampshire, Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: Free

This month’s reading will serve as the book release for Mary Stone Dockery’s first book of poetry, Mythology of Touch (Woodley Press), and Judy Roitman’s latest chapbook, Slackline (Hank’s Orginal Loose Gravel Press). Come out to support two talented local writers and bring your own work to share.

Judy Roitman lives in Lawrence KS. Her chapbook, The stress of meaning: variations on a line of Susan Howe, was published in 1997 by Standing Stones Press, a second chapbook, Diamond Notebooks, was published in 1998 by nominative press collective, and a third chapbook, Slippage, was published in 1999 by Potes and Poets Press. A book No Face: Selected and New was published in 2008 by First Intensity Press. Ku: a thumb book is forthcoming from Airfoil Chapbooks, and an as yet untitled chapbook is soon to appear from Hank’s Loose Gravel Press.

Mary Stone Dockery’s first poetry collection, Mythology of Touch, will be released by Woodley Press in 2012. She is the author of two chapbooks, Blink Finch (Kattywompus Press) and Aching Buttons (Dancing Girl Press), both forthcoming in 2012. Her poetry and prose has appeared or is forthcoming in Gargoyle, South Dakota Review, Thrush, I-70 Review, Architrave Press, and many other fine journals. She will graduate with her MFA from the University of Kansas this Spring. She helps co-edit Blue Island Review and Stone Highway Review, in addition to reading poetry and fiction for Gemini Magazine, Echo Ink Review, and A Capella Zoo.

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