First Saturday Poetry Series

Join Jonah Bornstein and Emily Perez for our First Saturday Poetry Series!

Happy Hour mingling starts at 4:30, reading starts at 5:30.


About Jonah:

Jonah Bornstein’s collections include Mortar, The Art of Waking, Treatise on Emptiness, and We Are Built of Light. He is a Pushcart Prize nominee and winner of the Coulter Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, West Wind Review, One Fare, Canon, and others. He has an MFA in Poetry from New York University and has taught poetry and creative writing at universities in New York City, Southern Oregon University, as well as privately. He was founder and director of the Ashland Writers Conference and director of The International Writers Series at Southern Oregon University. He recently moved to Denver from Ashland, Oregon.


About Emily:

Emily Pérez is the author House of Sugar, House of Stone, the chapbook Backyard Migration Route, and newly released chapbook Made and Unmade. A CantoMundo fellow, her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in journals including Copper Nickel, Fairy Tale Review, RHINO, and Poetry. She teaches English and Gender Studies in Denver where she lives with her husband and sons.


Event date: 
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 4:30pm