Leon Presents: A Reading Series #17; Second Anniversary Addition.
Two years ago Derrick Mund teamed up with Leon to present the first ever Reading Series. Named Top 10 Reading Series in the West by LitBridge Magazine, it is now entering it's 17th installation of presenting quality readings of prose, poetry, and short stories by some of the finest literary artists working across the country.
For this month's installment, we bring you: Alexis Almeida, Nick Gulig, +Georgia Van Gunten
About our readers:
Alexis Almeida lives in Denver. Her work has been published in Unsaid Journal and is forthcoming in a chapbook-anthology from Float Press. She teaches creative writing at the University of Colorado, where she is an MFA candidate and edits the poetry section of Timber Journal.
Nick Gulig: born in Wisconsin. Educated at the University of Montana and the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop. A Fulbright Fellow to Thailand in 2011. First full-length collection of poems, "North of Order," coming out from YesYes Books this winter. Currently a PhD candidate in Poetry at the University of Denver.
Georgia Van Gunten is a visual artist, poet, cyclist and animal lover. It has lived in Toledo Ohio, Ida Michigan, Austin Texas, Taos New Mexico and now Boulder Colorado. It has self published its own books of poetry and has written and performed its work since it was 7 years old. It thinks it'd be amazing at monster trucking; whatever that involves. It may be a creature that has yet to be defined, or it may not exist at all. Its current project is dedicated to the life and memory of Angie Zapata.