Colorado Springs most authoritative calender Literary Events | Events | Colorado Springs Independent
Favorite

Literary Events 

Literary EventsColorado College's Visiting Writers Series at CC's McHugh Commons, 2nd floor, 1090 N. Cascade Ave., continues with Kofi Anyidoho, the distinguished Ghanaian poet and performer on Thurs., Oct. 3, 8 p.m. Free. Call 389-6607 for more.

Men's Book Club at the Rockrimmon branch library, 832 Village Center Drive. Will discuss Roy Arundhati's God of Small Things. Thurs., Oct. 3, 7-9 p.m. Call 593-8000.

Doctor David, host of PBS series Aging Successfully, will sign his new book, Breaking the Rules of Aging at Borders Books, 1710 Briargate Blvd. Fri., Oct. 4, 7 p.m.

First Sunday Book Group at First United Methodist Church will be discussing Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Discussion led by Dr. Janice Hayes of UCCS. Sun., Oct. 6, 12:30 in Church Parlor. 531-6315.

Progression Session Poetry Slam, sponsored by the UCCS Campus Literary Arts Society, at the Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St., 633-1080. $1 admission goes towards the cash prize. Wed., Oct. 9, open reading at 8 p.m., slam at 9 p.m.

Alicia Suskin Ostriker, award-winning poet and essayist, will read from her work at UCCS, University Center 303. Thurs., Oct. 10, 7 p.m. 262-4035.

Sarah Hoyt will read and sign All Night Awake at Barnes and Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East. Thurs., Oct. 10, 6 p.m.

Great Books Discussion Group at the Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Meets on the second Thursday of the month from 6:45 to 9 p.m. On Oct. 10: On Tragedy, Aristotle. On Nov. 14: The Republic, Plato. Call 531-6333 Ext. 1206.

Poetry West Workshop led by poet and critic Alicia Ostriker, whose collection, The Little Space, was a finalist for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. In Colorado College's Worner Center, NW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Free, 573-9479. Sat., Oct. 12.

Mary Jane Rust will share information from her latest book, Images of Historic Southern Colorado, at the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon. Sun., Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m. 633-7717.

Bare Knuckle Poetry Readings at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St. Free. On the third Tuesday of each month, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Next reading, Oct. 15.

Natalie Goldberg, author of the best-selling Writing Down the Bones, will be signing her latest book, Top of My Lungs, a poetry collection, at Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon. Tues., Oct. 15, 5:30 p.m. 635-1195.

Roger Mitchell, poet/author of Savage Baggage and The Word for Everything will read at Colorado College's McHugh Commons, 2nd floor, 1090 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Thurs. Oct. 17, 8 p.m.

Mighty Muse Writing Project for Women sponsors second annual Telling Truth to Power contest of personal stories of incarceration or discrimination. Poetry or short nonfiction form, submissions no later than Oct. 25. For guidelines and information, call 262-0810.

Jen Sincero will read and sign her new book, Don't Sleep With Your Drummer, at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Tues., Oct. 26, 4 p.m. Free, call 634-5581 for more.

Speaking of Literary Events

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Latest in Events

All content © Copyright 2017, The Colorado Springs Independent

Website powered by Foundation