September 17 — Free Association Open Mic Poetry Series
Featuring Jenna Duncan & Shawnte Orion
Wednesday September 17th
at Glendale Community College
FREE and open to the public
open mic starts at 7pm
Jenna Duncan is a poet, essayist, reporter and filmmaker based in Phoenix, Arizona. Her poetry and prose have appeared on Seattle’s city buses, in self-published ‘zines and in Cream City Review (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee). Her video artwork and documentaries have screened at FilmBar and Eye Lounge Collective in Phoenix, The New School in New York City, and Z-Bar in Berlin, Germany. She has completed a Bachelors degree in Journalism from the University of Arizona (2001), a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing at Goddard College (2007), and a Master of Arts in Media Studies from The New School (2010). She currently serves as Associate Editor for JAVA Magazine, based in Phoenix.
Shawnte Orion has hosted the Free Association readings at GCC for the past five years, but this time he will read from his new book The Existentialist Cookbook which was just published by NYQBooks (copies will be available). His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Threepenny Review, Barrelhouse, Gargoyle Magazine, and New York Quarterly. He has been invited to read at bookstores, bars, universities, hair salons, museums, and laundromats.
All the details and sample poems from his new book can be found at:
hosted by Jared Duran
Glendale Community College (in Student Union room 104)
6000 W. Olive Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85302