MOUTH Words | Music | Feelings
Friday, June 28 | 7 p.m.
q-Staff Theater | 400 Broadway S.E.
$5-10 donations help sustain the series
Leila Chatti is a Tunisian-American poet and author of Deluge, forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press in 2020, and the chapbooks Ebb(Akashic Books, 2018) and Tunsiya/Amrikiya, the 2017 Editors’ Selection from Bull City Press. She is the recipient of scholarships from the Tin House Writers’ Workshop, The Frost Place, and the Key West Literary Seminar, grants from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, and fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and Cleveland State University, where she is the inaugural Anisfield-Wolf Fellow in Publishing and Writing. Her poems appear in Ploughshares, Tin House, American Poetry Review, and elsewhere.
Maria DeBlassie, Ph.D. is a native New Mexican mestiza blogger, award-winning writer, and educator living in the Land of Enchantment. Her blogging life started as a year-long journey to write her back into happy, healthy, and whole through daily posts about life’s simple pleasures, everyday magic, and radical self-care. That year-long experiment turned into a lifestyle, a book, and her ongoing blog, Enchantment Learning & Living. She is forever looking for magic in her life and somehow always finding more than she thought was there. Find out more about Maria and conjuring everyday magic at www.mariadeblassie.com.
Chelsea Bunn is the author of Forgiveness (Finishing Line Press, 2019). She holds an MFA in Poetry and a BA in English from Hunter College. A two-time recipient of the Academy of American Poets Prize, she serves as Assistant Professor of Creative Writing for Navajo Technical University. Find out more at chelseabunn.com
Steven Romero was born and raised in Northern New Mexico. He’s been playing music on and off since 2004 and recently started a recording project that will be released late summer of 2020. You can listen to some demos at soundcloud.com under the name ‘Steven Profane’. Other than music some of his other obsessions include baking, cooking, and cocktails. Steven has taught and tutored at Central New Mexico Community College since 2008, and is presently an MA student in Rhetoric and Writing at The University of New Mexico
BAD MOUTH is a series dedicated to bringing really great literary art and music to Burque. Created by poets Erin Adair-Hodges and Rebecca Aronson and curated now by Rebecca Aronson, BAD MOUTH seeks to foster a space for exciting and inventive fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and music to come together.
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