“When You Wish Upon a Star: A Constellatory” by Eric Raanan Fischman

On Sunday, March 12th, the Boulder Office of Arts and Culture and the Boulder Writer's Warehouse, the latter headed up by area poet/celestial witch goddess ellie swennson, collaborated in the dedication of a piece of public art. I had spent the early part of that day at Frozen Dead Guy Days in Nederland for the …

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“Why Does Art Matter?” by Jonathan Montgomery

The following article appears in the first edition of Turn Out, a new zine of poetic journalism edited by Ellie Swensson of Boulder Writers Warehouse.  The bi-monthly (every other month) publication is funded by the City of Boulder Office of Arts + Culture, and aims to give exposure to local creative projects and events.  This edition also includes …

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The Women’s March, Feminism, and Empathy by June Lucarotti

“Do you want to come to The Women’s March?” “I’m a guy.” Feminism is not about excluding men. Let’s just get that out of the way. It’s not about exclusion, period. I went to the Women’s March with a man. And with an observer’s eye. At a Boulder Writers Warehouse (BWW) meeting earlier in the …

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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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The Boulder Poetry Tribe’s 2016 Electionstravaganza

Welcome to The Boulder Poetry Tribe's 2016 Electionstravaganza!  During this presidential campaign you have seen commercials, polls, opinion articles, cable news panels, yard signs, debates, endorsements, tweets, madmen screaming incoherently on the street and more on who's the best candidate to govern our nation.  But how much have you heard from the important perspective of all - your …

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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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Last Sunday of the Month Reading at Blue Owl Books Featuring Kevin McCarthy by Cicada (Kelly Marie) Musselman

  Sunday, January 31st, 2016 was a big day for Beyond Academia Free School folks and for the Nederland Poetry scene.  After the biggest monthly class ever held at Love Shovel Ranch (led by Forrest Lotterhos and Ellie Swenson on Confessional Poetry), six of the BAFS poets headed over in the softly falling snow to …

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