At The Inkwell

Come join us for At the Inkwell, featuring multiple poets (but this month fiction-writers!) followed by an open mic!

At the Inkwell Denver returns for a night of fiction! You might have thought it would be poetry for the month of February, but we love to keep you on your toes! We will also host an open mic. Bring your words, folks! Hosted by Hillary Leftwich. 

Featured Readers include: 

Richard Froude has written three books: FABRIC (Horse Less Press), The Passenger (Skylight Press), and Tarnished Mirrors (Muffled Cry Editions). Excerpts from a recently completed essay collection can be found in Something on Paper, Denver Quarterly, and Sycamore Review. He teaches classes at Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver School of the Arts, the Alzheimer's Association, and the Naropa University MFA program at their annual Summer Writing Program. He lives in Denver and will graduate from medical school in May.

Mairead Case is a working writer and teacher. The author of the novel See You In the Morning (featherproof) and the poetry chapbook TENDERNESS (Meekling), Mairead is currently working on the Georgetown Steam Plant Graphic Novel (with David Lasky, for Seattle City Light) and a book about Antigone. She teaches at the University of Denver, where she is also a PhD candidate in English and Creative Writing; Naropa University; and every Friday at the Denver Women's Jail.

Elwin Cotman was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. He is the author of two collections of fantasy fiction, The Jack Daniels Sessions EP and Hard Times Blues. He was member of the Cyberpunk Apocalypse Writers Cooperative in Pittsburgh. As a performance artist and touring writer, Elwin has read across North America and Europe.

Jenny Shank's novel The Ringer won the High Plains Book Award. Her stories, essays, satire, and reviews have appeared in The Atlantic, the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, McSweeney's, Prairie Schooner, Alaska Quarterly Review, Barrelhouse, and The McSweeney's Book of Politics and Musicals. She is a book critic for Dallas Morning News, High Country News, and elsewhere, and she's on the faculty of the Mile High MFA at Regis University in Denver.


At The Inkwell, founded in 2013, is a New York City-based supporter of published writers through features, book reviews and readings.

Founder Monique Antonette Lewis created At The Inkwell to help authors get more exposure to an increasingly crowded literary market. We feature writers across a variety of genres in fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

Today our reading series is held in Denver, London, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Richmond.


Sunday February 18th from 5:30 - 7:30 in BookBar's lounge.

Event date: 
Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 5:30pm