Open Bard with Wayne Miller
The 2017/2018 Open Bard series kicks off with Wayne Miller of Denver, CO.
About Wayne Miller:
WAYNE MILLER is the author of four poetry collections, most recently Post- (Milkweed, 2016) which won the Colorado Book Award and the Rilke Prize for the best US book of the year by a “mid-career” poet. He has received the George Bogin, Lyric, and Lucille Medwick Awards from the Poetry Society of America; the Bess Hokin Prize from Poetry; a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation; and a Fulbright to the Seamus Heaney Centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He has also co-translated two books by the Albanian poet Moikom Zeqo—most recently Zodiac (Zephyr, 2015), which was a finalist for the PEN Center USA Award in Translation—and co-edited three books, including Literary Publishing in the Twenty-First Century (Milkweed, 2016). Wayne teaches at the University of Colorado Denver and edits Copper Nickel.
Open Bard 2017/2018 Lineup:
October 5th :Wayne Miller (Denver, CO) *Winner of 2017 Colorado Book Award for Poetry*
November 2: Trish Hopkinson (Provo,UT)
December 7: Danny Rosen (Fruita, CO)
January 4: Ellen Metrick and Erika Moss Gordon (Norwood, CO/ Ridgway, CO)
February 1: Youth Night at the Wright with Douglas Jones and the WordHorde (Gunnison,CO)
March 1: Jodie Hollander (Avon, CO)
April 5: David Feela (Cortez, CO)
May 3: 2nd Annual Local Poets Night
Doors and Cash Bar for all Open Bard events are at 6pm. Reading begins at 6:30. $5 Entry or purchase a “Bard Card” for the whole season for just $20.