Join us at Leon for our monthly series: The Leon Affair! This reading series is presented by Derrick Mund and Sommer Browning of Spring Gun Press. Each month these two talented writers and editors bring us a stellar line up of writers to present their works to you.
From our curators of the Leon Affair:
Green & Lewis & Drager & Cabrera & Svalina will be gracing us with their prose and poems and bodies and voices and pheremones this month!
Also, a rare Friday night Leon Affair (our spouse is back from a Nihilist Arby's Convention Saturday night. And even though they said, "I don't know, probably later, like half till dawn past dusk. The world is a bleak and meaningless endless pumping of Arby's cheddar sauce over the mound of nickle thin sliced proccessd beef we harbor as a relationship." It just seems safer to Affair on Friday.)
But enough with our infidelity (we're gonna work it out), reader bios beow:
Dana Green received her MFA from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and PhD from the University of Denver. She lives and writes somewhere outside of Denver with her almost husband and cat.
Lindsey Drager's prose has appeared most recently in Web Conjunctions, Gulf Coast, West Branch Wired, Black Warrior Review, Cream City Review, Quarterly West, Kenyon Review Online, and elsewhere. A Michigan native, she is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Denver where she edits the Denver Quarterly.
Erica lewis lives in San Francisco where she is a fine arts publicist and curates the John Oates house reading series. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in various online and print anthologies and journals. Books include the precipice of Jupiter, Camera Obscura (both collaborations with artist Mark Stephen Finein) and Murmur In The Inventory. Daryl Hall Is My Boyfriend, book one in the box set trilogy, is just out from Barrelhouse; Mary Wants To Be A Superwoman, book two, is forthcoming from Jack White’s Third Man Books in 2017. Recent chapbooks include publications from Belladonna and Lame House Press; chapbooks are forthcoming in 2016 from Lark Books and After Hours/The Song Cave. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Caroline Cabrera is author of The Bicycle Year and Flood Bloom, both from H_NGM_N Books and the chapbook, Dear Sensitive Beard, from dancing girl press. She lives in Denver for one more night only.
Mathias Svalina is the the author of five books, most recently The Wine-Dark Sea (Sidebrow Books). He is an editor for the small press Octopus Books & runs a dream delivery service.