ANGEL FIRE POETRY & PROSE at ZEB'S Restaurant Tuesday April 3, 6 pm features Lauren Camp, Jules Nyquist, John Roche & an Open Mic for verse or prose. Free! Come join us!
Lauren Camp is the author of three books. Her most recent collection, One Hundred Hungers, won the Dorset Prize and was a finalist for the Arab American Book Award, the Sheila Margaret Motton Book Prize, and the Housatonic Book Award. Her poems have appeared in World Literature Today, Taos Journal of International Poetry, the Poem-a-Day series from The Academy of American Poets, and many other journals and anthologies. A Black Earth Institute Fellow and a popular writing teacher, she lives in a rural farming village near Santa Fe. www.laurencamp.com
Jules Nyquist, author of the highly praised new poetic memoir "Homesick, then", is the founder of Jules’ Poetry Playhouse, LLC, a place for poetry and play in Albuquerque, NM, which also is the umbrella for Jules’ Poetry Playhouse Publications. Jules teaches creative writing and poetry classes and hosts poetry readings with visiting writers. She took her MFA in Writing and Literature from Bennington College, VT. Her two books of poems, Behind the Volcanoes and Appetites (Beatlick Press), were finalists for the NM/AZ Book Awards.She is co-editor of the Poets Speak Anthology series by Jules’ Poetry Playhouse Publications and Beatlick Press. Her website is www.julesnyquist.com
John Roche is the founding editor of the Poets Speak Anthology series, in response to the national and planetary crisis provoked by the election of 11/8/16. Two volumes have been finalists in the NM/AZ 2017 Book Awards: Trumped (vol. 1) and Hers (vol. 2). John Roche is author of several volumes of poetry, including Road Ghosts (Theenk Books) and The Joe Poems (FootHIlls Publishing), as well as the editor of Mo’ Joe: The Anthology (Beatlick Press) which was a NM/AZ Book Award and Pushcart Prize finalist. He teaches at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY and lives in Albuquerque, NM.