Open Bard with David Feela
Featured Poet: David Feela of Cortez, Colorado.
David Feela is a poet, free-lance writer, and thrift store pirate. His work has appeared in hundreds of regional and national publications, including the syndicated High Country News "Writers on the Range," Mountain Gazette, Small Farmer's Journal, Utne Reader, and in the newspaper as a "Colorado Voice" for The Denver Post. For 11 years he served as a contributing editor and columnist for the former Inside/Outside Southwest and currently writes for The Four Corners Free Press and The Durango Telegraph. He has authored a poetry chapbook, Thought Experiments (Maverick Press), which won the Southwest Poet Series, a full length poetry book, The Home Atlas, which appeared in 2009, and a collection of essays, How Delicate These Arches which was selected as a finalist for the Colorado Book Awards in the category of creative nonfiction. He lives in Cortez, Colorado.
Open Bard Line-up for 2017/2018:
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: 2nd Annual Local Poets Night
April 5: David Feela (Cortez, CO)
May 3: Jodie Hollander (Avon, CO)
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.