Swirling out of The Vortex: The Tribe Says Goodbye to Michael Malpiedi (for now) by Jonathan Montgomery

One day Shana and I were walking down the Boulder Creek path, and we were drawn to an eddy along its bank.  It was autumn, and fallen leaves were everywhere, and they were swirling around in the water.  They each had their own separate destiny.  Some moved round and round the whirlpool.  Some got stuck …

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Ellie Swensson Interviewed by Jonathan Montgomery about The Boulder Writers Warehouse

Here's my interview with tireless make-happener of the Boulder Poetry Scene Ellie Swensson about her many current projects, most importantly The Boulder Writers Warehouse, which will be holding a fundraiser celebration on Friday July 8th at the Boulder Creative Collective. Here's when we discussed what... 0:25 - the vision behind Boulder Writers Warehouse 9:55 - The Boulder Creative Collective …

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Ashley Waterman on Elyse Shugrue

Poet. Infrastructure creator. Friend. Co-collaborator. Support system. Elyse represents all of these things and more. I met her with whiskey, learning how to use microphones and not apologize after reading. She handed me a flyer for some event called Bouldering Poets. Elyse could have handed me a flyer about a mathematics conference and I would …

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Timeless, Infinite Light on Tour; Spotted on The Front Range by Angel Dominguez

“A parenthesis is a transplant, like a window.” -Lyn Hejinian (03.01.14 Woosley Heights) I first heard rumblings of Timeless, Infinite Light during the 2013 JKS Summer Writing Program; Emji Spero was wearing a shirt that read: POEM SWAG with an infinity symbol below the words. Needless to say, I needed to know this human writer …

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If God is the Door She is the Star: A Lisa Flowers Profile by Charlotte Annie

Meeting Lisa Flowers is like spotting a single red-winged blackbird, or watching salt gather on the banks of the Mississippi. When I first met her, I imagined we were standing on the edge of a cast iron balcony in Patras. Her voice was soft and familiar sounding, like the sound of Ella Fitzgerald. It didn’t …

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