A Two-Day Schedule of Poetry Readings and Literary Workshops by Middle Creek Poets & Writers, followed by an open mic for those who sign up.
Wolverine Farm & Publick House has extended their generous support of their venue to welcome Middle Creek Publishing & Audio, a small, independent literary press based in Colorado. Please join Middle Creek Publishing and the Fort Collins community for two days of poetry readings, book sales, and literary workshops. Middle Creek will have a large selection of books and merchandise for sale, and Wolverine Farm & Publick House will have their excellent selection of drinks and treats.
MCP Poetry Readings will be free and open to the public, but we would love for you to register as a show of support for Middle Creek Publishing & Wolverine Farm, and to help us get a feel for the amount of attendees we may be expecting. Featured Poets will be Ashley Howell Bunn, Tony Burfield, Amy Wray Irish, E. A. Lechleitner, Alexander Shalom Joseph, David Anthony Martin, Aaron. M. Moe, Mike Parker, Laura Grace Weldon, Anne Haven McDonnell and Kathleen Willard.
Open Mic: Attendees can sign up for the open mic opportunities at the Poetry Fest during event hours, and the Open Mic Reading will be from 5:00pm - 6:00pm on October 9th.
MCP Workshops will have separate registrations, $15 registration fees. Select workshops may have a limitation on capacity, so register early.
Readings and Workshops will alternate so no one has to miss out on any opportunity in favor of another, and to make it as easy and comfortable a time for all, and provide portions of the day to connect to the community, engage in conversation, shop for books and merchandise and to take some time to write.
Schedule of Events
(subject to slight change at this time.
Saturday October 8th
10:00 – 10:30 Open/ Meet & Greet/ Book Sales
10:30 – 11:20 Workshop (The Power of Six: Writing Sestinas with Kathleen Willard)
11:30 -12:00 Reading (Amy Wray Irish & Kathleen Willard)
12:00 – 12:45 LUNCH BREAK
12:45 – 1:30 Workshop (Surrealism with Amy Wray Irish)
1:45 - 2:20 Reading (Anne Haven McDonnell & Tony Burfield)
2:30 – 3:20 Workshop ( Writing Towards Animals with Anne Haven McDonnell)
3:20 – 3:40 Reading. (Mike Parker)
3:40 - 4:00 Closing/ Book Sales/ MCP Packing up
Sunday October 9th
9:30 – 11:00 Workshop: Writing the Field w/ David Martin
(offsite, meet in front of Wolverine Farm )
9:30 - 11:00 Workshop: Write & Restore w/ Ashley Howell Bunn
(offsite at CoreYoga, Ft. Collins)
12:00 -12:30 Reading ( E. A. Lechleitner& David Martin)
12:45 - 1:20 Workshop (Poetry Repair Workshop with E. A. Lechleitner)
1:30 - 2:00 Reading (Aaron M. Moe & Alexander Shalom Joseph)
2:15 - 3:00 Workshops (Hearing the Nomad Flute with Aaron M. Moe)
3:15- 4:00 Workshop. (Writing Into the Wound of Climate Change with Alexander Shalom Joseph)
4:15 – 5:45/6:00 Community Open Mic