Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Red Rover Series / Experiment #46

Red Rover Series
{readings that play with reading}

Experiment #46:
The Chicago-Denver Writers Exchange

7pm / doors lock 7:30

Serena Chopra
Michael Flatt
Derrick Mund
Oren Silverman
Nancy Stohlman

at Outer Space Studio
1474 N. Milwaukee Ave
suggested donation $4

logistics --
near CTA Damen blue line
third floor walk up
not wheelchair accessible

SERENA CHOPRA has been published in the Denver Quarterly, Fact-Simile, The Laurel Review, VOLT, No Tell Motel, Pax Americana, and elsewhere. Her chapbook, "Speaking to Your Man," was released in August 2010 by Peninsulas Now Press. Her latest chapbook, "Penumbra" will be released in August 2011 from Flying Guillotine Press. She is a Kundiman fellow, a former intern for The New Press, and a 95 cent skool student. She currently works with Writers in The Schools teaching poetry to Denver primary school children, and is a faculty member at the Boulder Writing Studio. Serena is the co-founder and curator of TitMouse Magazine and the founder of the TitMouse Writers Exchange. She teaches writing at Metropolitan State College in Denver.

MICHAEL FLATT's work has been published most recently by Fast Forward Press and 32 Poems. He publishes reviews of poetry and fiction at, and he has an article forthcoming in the fall from Samuel Beckett Today / Aujourd'hui. He currently lives in Denver where he works for Counterpath Press and Field Editorial.Before moving to Denver, Michael Flatt lived and studied and worked and loved and lost in Buffalo, NY. He was managing editor of SUNY Buffalo's undergraduate newspaper, The Spectrum, and sang in a hardcore band called ...By Exposure (ellipsis included). He's also lived in a farm town outside of Syracuse.

DERRICK MUND is from Michigan. He has a MFA from the University of Colorado. He is a co-publisher and editor of Peninsulas Now Press, a progressive publishing collective. His work has been published in a few places and hopefully more in the future. More interesting bios on derrick have been written by Caroline Davidon, Collin Shcuster, and a younger version of him.

OREN SILVERMAN lives in Denver and is a student in CU Boulder's MFA Program. He is the Managing Editor of Timber, and occasionally hosts readings in the Denver area.

NANCY STOHLMAN's include Searching for Suzi: a flash novel, Live From Palestine, and Fast Forward: The Mix Tape, which is currently a finalist for a 2011 Colorado Book Award in Literary Fiction. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in over 30 journals, magazines and anthologies, and she’s been featured in literary events in a dozen cities. She’s currently a writing professor in Denver.

RED ROVER SERIES is curated by Laura Goldstein and Jennifer Karmin. Each event is designed as a reading experiment with participation by local, national, and international writers, artists, and performers. The series was founded in 2005 by Amina Cain and Jennifer Karmin.