New Mexico (and beyond) Literary Events Compiled by Cirrelda Snider-Bryan

Tue Aug 3rd @ 7:30 pm Steel Valley Poetry Reading #2: Mike Adams shares from his new book
@ Livery in Norwood Colorado
presented by ACE of Norwood and Talking Gourds
For more info contact

Tue Aug 3rd @ 7 pm Tom Ireland reads from his new book The Man Who Gave His Wife Away (Tres Chicas Books, 2010)
@ Bookworks 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW in Albuquerque
Free! For more info contact 505-344-8139

Sat Aug 7th @ 6:30 pm Everything Matters: Stewart S. Warren & Nathan Brown w/ special guests Joan Logghe & E.A. “Tony” Mares
@ 816 Parkland Circle SE (east of Carlisle, south of Central) in Albuquerque
Celebrating relationships to land, family and friends. Desert-finger food-potluck (suggested).
Free. For more info contact

Sat Aug 14th@ 7:30 pm Local Poets Guild presents: Verso Quatro: the Bosque meets the Beach
@ The Kosmos 1715 5th St NW in Albuquerque
Local poets Andrea Serrano & Carlos Contreras join panel discussion/round robin poetry reading w/ L.A. poets Peggy Dobreer & Brendan Constantine. Hosted by Richard Vargas, panel moderated by Richard Oyama. Music by DJ Ebenreck.
$5. For more info

Thu Aug 19th @ 7 – 9 pm Duke City Dimestories
@ The Source 1111 Carlisle SE in Albuquerque
third Thursday of every month
$ 3 dollar donation requested. For more info

Thu Aug 26th @ 6:45 – 9 pm Fixed & Free Poetry Open Mic & Feature: Karin Bradberry
@ the Source Garden Room 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE in Albuquerque
Host: Billy Brown. Every Fourth Thursday.
Free. For more info contact Billy 401-8139

Sat Aug 28th Poets & Writers Picnic
Mountainair, New Mexico
Visit our amazing year-round poetry pages

Sun Aug 29th @ 3 pm: Carol Moldaw reads from So Late, So Soon: New and Selected Poems
@ Acequia Booksellers 4019 4th St. NW in Albuquerque
Free. For more info contact 505-890-5365

Fri-Mon Sept 3rd – 6th ABQ Cultural Conference “Crisis, Community, & Performance: Building a Resilient Society.”
Fri Sept 3rd Shirley Geok-Lin Lim, Demetria Martinez, & Margaret Randall plus others
@ Kimo Theater 423 Central Ave NW in Albuquerque
Sat-Sun Panels (see schedule on website)
@ Harwood Art Center 1114 7th St. NW in Albuquerque

Local Poets Guild is building an online community for our poets and a place for organizers to find talent here in NM for festivals, readings and more
For more info contact

NMBA (New Mexico Book Association) website & Libro newsletter calendar –
go directly to submissions form
check out home page for other book-related information:

NM Culturenet website calendar and email listserve. Sign up to register events –
Check out their extensive coverage of poetry community –

thin pipes lit lines brought to you by La Alameda Press & sent around once a month to announce related happ’nin’s

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