First Saturday Poetry Series Featuring Emily Perez and Jodie Hollander

First Saturday Poetry is a great BookBar reading series.  Come out to hear local poets read and enjoy excellent happy hour specials.

Happy Hour mingling from 4:30-5:30; Reading from 5:30 - 6:30

The following poets will be reading:

Emily Pérez is the author of the chapbook Backyard Migration Route. She holds degrees from Stanford and the University of Houston, where she was poetry editor for Gulf Coast and taught with Writers in the Schools. Her poems have appeared in journals including Crab Orchard Review, Calyx, Borderlands, and DIAGRAM, and her full length book, House of Sugar, House of Stone, is forthcoming from the Center for Literary Publishing. She is a high school English teacher and dean, and she lives in Denver with her husband and sons.

Jodie Hollander was raised in a family of classical musicians. She studied poetry in England and has published her work in journals such as The Poetry Review, The Dark Horse, Verse Daily, The Warwick Review, Agenda, and Australia’s Best Poems, 2011,  and Australia’s Best Poems of 2015. Her debut publication, The Humane Society, was released with Tall-Lighthouse (London) in 2012. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship in South Africa, a Hawthornden Fellowship in Scotland, and was awarded a MacDowell Colony fellowship in February of 2015. In the fall she was guest editor for Poetry Quarterly, and is currently the poetry editor for Garo, the new online journal at the Rocky Mountain Land Library. More information is available at
Jodie Hollander

Event date: 
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
The Humane Society Cover Image
Please email or call 720-443-2227 for pricing of this book
ISBN: 9781904551881
Availability: Out of Print
Published: tall lighthouse - November 20th, 2012

House of Sugar, House of Stone (Mountain West Poetry) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781885635495
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University Press of Colorado - March 15th, 2016