APRIL Launch Party at Chop Suey, 8 pm, free, 3/24/14
Readings from Maged Zaher, Ed Skoog, Jac Jemc and performances from the Vis-a-Vis Society. Music from Wimps (Help Yourself) after the readings.

APRIL Happy Hour at the Quarter Lounge, 6 pm, free, 3/25/14
Readings from Kate Lebo and Jane Wong

A Poet, a Playwright, a Novelist, and a Drag Queen at the Sorrento Hotel’s Fireside Room, 8 pm, Tickets: $10 advance (Seating is limited) 3/25/14
Competitive storytelling from Sarah Galvin, Spike Friedman, Ryan Boudinot, and Mark ‘Mom’ Finley

APRIL Happy Hour at Blindfold Gallery, 6 pm, free, 3/26/14
Readings from Shin Yu Pai and Zubair Ahmed

Vignettes + APRIL, at Vignettes, 7 – 10 pm, free, 3/26/14
See original artwork inspired by the poetry of Mark Leidner’s BEAUTY WAS THE CASE THAT THEY GAVE ME. Leidner will read from his book at 8:30. Space is limited
Artists TBA

APRIL Happy Hour at Bush Garden, 6 pm, free, 3/27/14
Readings from Darren Davis and Lauren Ireland.

The All Made Up Fiction Showcase, co-presented with the Satori Group, at theLAB@INScape, 8 pm, $7 advance $10 door, 3/27/14
Readings from Jac Jemc, Matt Briggs, and Richard Chiem
Performance and installation curated and created by the Satori Group

The APRIL Pizza Party at Richard Hugo House, 7 pm, $10 advance, 3/28/14
Readings from Mark Leidner, Donald Dunbar, and Eroyn Franklin. Pizza. Beer. Limited seating. Tickets come with aforementioned pizza. Hugo House bar will be open.

APRIL Independent Publishing Expo at Richard Hugo House, 11 – 5 pm, free, 3/29/14
Buy books from over 30 small presses from all over the country. Free

APRIL Closing Party at Vermillion, 8 pm –whenever, free, 3/29/14
Close out the festival with music from DJ Res and maybe a few surprise readings.