2015 

APRIL 2015 OPENING PARTY, 3/24/15
Barboza, doors 7:30pm, reading at 8pm
Readings from Shya Scanlon, Emily Kendall Frey and Sarah Galvin.

APRIL HAPPY HOUR, 3/25/15
Vermillion, 5:30pm
Hosted and curated by Poetry Northwest.

SÉANCE , 3/25/15
Sorrento Hotel, doors 7:30pm, reading 8pm
Summoning the spirit of Alice B Toklas with Rebecca Brown, Joshua Beckman and musical accompaniment.

APRIL HAPPY HOUR, 3/26/15
Vermillion, 5:30pm
Hosted and curated by Spartan, featuring readings from Ann Teplick, Donna Miscolta, Erik Evenson, Jenny Hayes and Q. Lindsey Barrett. Spartan Issue 2 will be released at the event.

APRIL + VIGNETTES OFFSITE, 3/26/15
Private location, RSVP available March 1. 7pm doors, Xu reads at 8:30, free
A night of visual art inspired by Wendy Xu’s You Are Not Dead (Cleveland State University Poetry Center).

A POET, A PLAYWRIGHT, A NOVELIST AND A DRAG QUEEN, 3/27/15
co-presented with Washington Ensemble Theatre
Northwest Film Forum, 7:30pm doors, performance at 8, $7 in advance, $10 at the door The third annual competitive storytelling event. With Robert Lashley, Elizabeth Heffron, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore and Princess Charming.

APRIL CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST, 3/28/15
Location TBA, 1pm, free
Refreshments will be provided
Start (if you wake up late) your Saturday with readings from Mike Young, Hajara Quinn, Elissa Washuta and Michelle Penaloza.

A DAMN FINE READING! AND HOT!, 3/28/15
Hugo House, 7:30 pm doors, reading at 8, $5 cash at the door
Celebrate the launch of APRIL Writer-in-Residence Shya Scanlon’s new book, The Guild of St. Cooper. Featuring readings from Matthew Simmons and Mary Miller, and music from David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks.”

APRIL BOOK EXPO, 3/29/15
Hugo House, 11 am – 5 pm, free
Our annual book fair, featuring more than 40 small presses from around the country.