First Saturday Poetry

This month we welcome Carol Guerrero-Murphy and Kathryn Winograd for our First Saturday Poetry Series!
Happy Hour mingling starts at 4:30, reading starts at 5:30.

Poet Carol Guerrero-Murphy has a long history of publishing and teaching writing and literature. She was a professor of literature and writing at Adams State University in small town Alamosa, Colorado, for over 20 years, and taught students of every age over her career as a teacher. She spent her last years at Adams as the liaison for inclusion and equity. Her first book, Table Walking at Nighthawk (Ghost Road Press, 2007) was nominated for a Pushcart for poetry and earned a WILLA Finalist for poetry. She is semi-retired, writing full-time and teaching in the Adams State Prison College Program. This fall, several of her poems from her third manuscript, Bright Paths, Dark Rivers will be featured in The Missouri Review in print and online. Journal publications include Pilgrimage; Ploughshares; Prairie Schooner; American Poetry Review; and many others. Anthologies include Pilgrimage: Thirty Years; and Even Cowboys Carry Cellphones. She moved recently to the Boulder County/Denver area and looks forward to participating in poetry events throughout the area. Her Ph.D. is from Denver University.

Kathy Winograd is a Colorado essayist and poet. She is the author of two essay collections, Slow Arrow: Unearthing the Frail Children, forthcoming from Saddle Road Press (Mar 2020), Phantom Canyon: Essays of Reclamation, finalist for the Foreword Review Indies Book of the Year contest, and a book of poetry, Air Into Breath, winner of the Colorado Book Award in Poetry. She currently teaches creative nonfiction and poetry for the Regis Mile High MFA program. Find more at

Event date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 4:30pm
Chained Dog Dreams Cover Image
ISBN: 9781646620661
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Finishing Line Press - November 6th, 2019

Phantom Canyon: Essays of Reclamation Cover Image
ISBN: 9781938633249
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Conundrum Press - February 18th, 2014