Sunnylynn Thibodeau + Noel Black & Cralan Kelder

Monday, June 18, 7 pm

Sunnylyn & Patrick DunaganPOETS!

plus an open mic! so bring your best…

hosted by Jerry Ferraz — 1st & 3rd Monday of each month

Noel Black lives in Colorado Springs with his wife, artist Marina Eckler, and their son Ursen.  Co-founder with Ed Berrigan of LOG Magazine and publisher of the Angry Dog Midget Editions in the late 1990s, he has since worked as a writer and producer for a wide variety of media outlets including The Stranger and WNYC.  He currently works as a producer for KRCC public radio.  He is the author of six chapbooks, including Hulktrans (Owl Press, 2008) and In The City of Word People (Blue Press, 2008).  His most recent book of poetry is USELYSSES (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2011).

Cralan Kelder was born in 1970 and grew up between California and The Netherlands.  An anthropologist by training, he has edited numerous literary magazines, including Full Metal Poem and Retort.  His latest book is Give Some Word, published by Shearsman.  Previous books include: Lemon Red (Coracle 2005), and City Boy (Longhouse 2007).  He lives in Amsterdam with his wife, the evolutionary biologist Toby Kiers, and their children.

Sunnylyn Thibodeaux grew up in Louisiana and later moved to San Francisco, California, where she lives with her husband, fellow poet and co-publisher of Auguste Press and Lew Gallery Editions, Micah Ballard.  Her first full length collection, Palm to Pine, was published by Bootstrap Press in 2011.