BookWoman Second Thursday Open Mic Featuring ire'ne lara silva and Mandy Brown
ire'ne lara silva and Mandy Alyss Brown will headline the Second Thursday Poetry Reading. CantoMundo Inaugural Fellow ire’ne lara silva has two chapbooks, ani’mal and INDIGENA, a collection of poetry, furia (Mouthfeel Press, 2010), and a forthcoming collection of short stories, flesh to bone (Aunt Lute Press, 2013). silva was the 2008 recipient of the Gloria Anzaldua Milagro Award, a Macondo Workshop member, and a coordinator for the Flor De Nopal Literary Festival. Pushcart Prize nominee Mandy Alyss Brown is the author of a novel, The Sting (Sweatshoppe Publications, 2013), and is the 2013 Tillie Olson Fellow for A Room Of Her Own Foundation. Allyson Whipple hosts and an open mic follows.