First Saturday Poetry

Every first Saturday we host poets. This month, it's Matthew Cooperman, Aby Kaupang, and Veronica Patterson. 

Mingling and Happy Hour specials start at 4:00 PM, readings at 5:00 PM.

 

Every first Saturday we host poets. This month, it's Matthew Cooperman, Aby Kaupang, and Veronica Patterson 

Mingling and Happy Hour specials start at 4:00 PM, readings at 5:00 PM.

About Aby and Matthew:
Matthew Cooperman is the author of, most recently, Spool, winner of the New Measure Prize (Free Verse Editions/Parlor Press, 2016), Disorder 299.00, w/Aby Kaupang (Essay Press, 2016), the text + image collaboration Imago for the Fallen World, w/Marius Lehene (Jaded Ibis Press, 2013), Still of the Earth as the Ark which Does Not Move (Counterpath, 2011), and other books. A Professor of English at Colorado State University, he is also co-poetry editor for Colorado Review.. He lives in Fort Collins with his wife, the poet Aby Kaupang, and their two children. www.matthewcooperman.org

Aby Kaupang is the author of, most recently NOS, (disorder not otherwise specified) w/ Matthew Cooperman, (Futurepoem, forthcoming 2018), Disorder 299.00 (w/Matthew Cooperman, Essay Press, 2016), Little “g” God Grows Tired of Me (Spring Gun, 2013), Absence is Such a Transparent House (Tebot Bach, 2011) and Scenic Fences | Houses Innumerable (Scantily Clad Press, 2008). Her poems have appeared in The Seattle Review, FENCE, La Petite Zine, Dusie, Verse, Denver Quarterly, & others. She holds master’s degrees in both Creative Writing and Occupational Therapy and lives in Fort Collins where she currently serves as the Poet Laureate. More information can be found at Aby Kaupang


About Veronica:
Veronica Patterson received Individual Artist’s Fellowships from the Colorado Council on the Arts in 1984 and 1997 and has had residencies at the Ucross Foundation, Hedgebrook, and Rocky Mountain National Park. She is a graduate of Cornell University, the University of Michigan and the University of Northern Colorado. She also holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Warren Wilson College.

Patterson lives and writes in Loveland, Colorado, at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.

Event date: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm