Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Sommer Browning, Noah Eli Gordon, and Justin Runge
+ Open Mic
5pm Sunday, April 13

Sommer Browning's new collection of poems is Backup Singers from Birds, LLC. She runs the Bad Shadow Affair, a monthly reading series, and is a member of the poets theater group GASP. She draws comics, writes jokes, and works as a librarian in Denver.

Noah Eli Gordon is the author of eight books, including The Year of the Rooster (Ahsahta Press, 2013), 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, an editor with The Volta, and an Assistant Professor in the MFA program in Creative Writing at The University of Colorado–Boulder, where he currently directs Subito Press.

photo credit: Kate Lorenz
Justin Runge lives in Lawrence, Kansas, where he serves as poetry editor of Parcel. He is the author of two chapbooks, Plainsight (New Michigan Press, 2012) and Hum Decode (forthcoming from Greying Ghost Press). Recipient of a 2014 Langston Hughes Award, Runge has published in Best New Poets 2013, Linebreak, DIAGRAM, and elsewhere. He can be found at www.justinrunge.me.