JKS Weekend Update for 10/19-10/21

Friday, October 19th 2012

Counterpath – 7pm 613 22nd Street, Denver, CO

Launch Party, Pot Luck, Screening, and Reading Experiment for Jackson Mac Low’s 154 Forties
Will feature videos from the 154 Forties e-book project by Douglas Kearney, Christina Battle, Tan Lin, Edwin Torres, Vanessa Place, and many others.
Jackson Mac Low (1922–2004) made poems, essays, and musical, performance, visual, and radio works. He was the author of over 30 books and published in over 90 collections. As Lyn Hejinian writes, “Among Jackson Mac Low’s greatest works is the magisterial (and yet irreverent) work he called 154 Forties.”

Innisfree 1203 13th Street Suite A Boulder, CO 80302
Brittney Corrigan – 7PM

Brittney Corrigan was raised in Colorado but has called Portland, Oregon her home since 1990. She holds a degree from Reed College, where she is also employed. She is the poetry editor for the online journal Hyperlexia: poetry and prose about the autism spectrum (http://hyperlexiajournal.com/). Brittney’s poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, and she is the author of the collection, Navigation, published by The Habit of Rainy Nights Press (2012), and the chapbook, 40 Weeks, published by Finishing Line Press (2012). She lives with her husband Thomas and their two children.

Saturday October 20th 2012

So and So #54

What: Michelle Naka Pierce – So and So #54
When: Saturday, October 20, 8pm
Where: The Morning Times Cafe, 10 E Hargett St Raleigh, NC 27601
Price: Free
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Counterpath, at Leon Gallery, 7pm, 1112 East 17th Ave. Denver, CO
Stephen Ratcliffe Reading from Selected Days (Counterpath, 2012)
Readings by Matthew Cooperman (author of Still [Counterpath 2011]), Aby Kaupang Cooperman, Steven Lewis, and David Levine.

Innisfree 1203 13th Street Suite A Boulder, CO 80302
Karen Fox – 2PM
In her new book Living Peace (published by AuthorHouse), Karen J. Fox shares her story of spiritual healing and developing the tools to become a Reiki master, inspiring readers to follow in her footsteps and find their own peaceful life. Living Peace introduces five principles for living a peaceful life, and invites the reader to examine their own life and incorporate the principles to help them to live peacefully.

Mike Parker – 7PM
Mike Parker was born in Waterbury, CT., a brass mill town, in 1944 and attended the University of New Haven and the New School for Social Research. He has been in love with poetry for well over forty years and performed his work in nightclubs, coffeehouses, libraries, bars, bookstores, universities, Rocky Flats, state penitentaries, county jails, radio, MTV, grammar schools and mountaintops. He served two terms as Artist in Residence for the Ward Public Library and was a recording artist for the Ballistic Kisses on Beggars Banquet Records. He is the author of Don’t Fall Off the Mountain, Wallflower Sutra, and Walking on Water in a Razorblade Breeze, all published by D’Spare Press, Boulder, which is edited by Phil Dubitsky. He lives with his wife Maryand daughter Franchesca in the town of Ward, Colorado at 9250 ft. on the edge of the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area.