KEVIN O’ROURKE at Carol Connolly’s University Club Reading Series

KEVIN O’ROURKE
KEVIN O’ROURKE

Award-winning poet and Workshop Member, KEVIN O’ROURKE, will be reading in a lineup of poets as part of Carol Connolly’s University Club reading series.

Date: Tuesday March 15, 2016 (St. Patrick’s Day)

Time: 7:30 pm

Place: University Club, 420 Summit Av, St Paul 55102

Cost: Free

Restaurant and cash bar on premises.

This is a popular event, usually standing room only.

We also wish to welcome prose writer Leif Wallin as a new member of the Workshop.

 

LEE HENSCHEL Reading on Sunday, February 6

Lee Henschel
Lee Henschel

Workshop member LEE HENSCHEL will read from his war memoir, ‘the nam’, excerpted in the anthology Black April—40 Years since the Fall of Saigon.

Date: Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Time: 3 PM

Place: Eat My Words Bookstore

1228 2nd Street NE,

Minneapolis, MN 55413

Further Detailswww.eatmywordsbooks.com 651-243-1756

 Other writers featured will be:

Tom Driscoll, editor of Black April, reading from Highway 61 Revisited

Morgan Grayce Willow, reading from The War Cinquain

Kathryn Kyser, reading from The Hideaway

Paul Pederson, reading from Fort Leonard Wood—1967

Ken McCullough, reading from Names Cry Out

D.B. Moon at Dakota County Library Author Fair

D.B. Moon
D.B. Moon

Workshop member DAN BUDKE, alias D. B. Moon, author of the supernatural crime thriller, He’s Either Dead or in St. Paul, will exhibit his goods at the Dakota County Library Local Author Fair.

Date: Saturday, November 14th, 2015

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Place:

Western Service Center atrium (adjacent to the Galaxy Library)

14955 Galaxie Avenue, Apple Valley, MN 55124

Cost: Free

Info: https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/libraries/Programs/Everyone/Pages/local-author-fair.aspx

Ted King And His Jazz Sidemen Will Be Featured At The Veterans For Peace Benefit This Sunday

Ted King
Ted King

Workshop Member TED KING, aka “Bad Ted,” “The Last Living Beatnik,” and his jazz sidemen, will be featured at the Veterans For Peace Benefit this Sunday.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015

Time: 7 p.m.

Place: Fraternal Order of Eagles Club

2507 E. 25th St., Minneapolis MN 55406

Cost: $10

TED KING’s “RocketMen” will include Bill Lang (sax) and Brock Thorson (bass).

Spaghetti dinner @ 6 ($5)

BAD TED takes the stage at 7.

Other performers include the much-lauded

Emily Yates (www.emilyyates.com).

Idynne MacInnes Publishes Stories and Illustrations

Idynne MacInness
Idynne MacInness

Multi-talented workshop member Idynne MacInnes has recently had two short stories and several illustrations published. Follow the links below to read and see her work:

“Fungus” – Summer 2015 issue of Quantum Fairy Tales:

http://quantumfairytales.com/2015/07/imacinnes/fungus/

“Meat” – February 2015 issue of Literary Mama:

http://www.literarymama.com/fiction/archives/2015/02/meat-proofed.html

We’Moon 2016 is publishing two of Idynne’s paintings, currently exhibited  at the Ames Center (“MamakKoya” and “Phoenix”): http://wemoon.ws/

 

CHRISTY MARIE KENT Will Be Speaking On The Subject Of “Frame” (Not “Fame”) This Saturday

We have received word that Workshop member CHRISTY MARIE KENT will be speaking on the subject of “Frame” (not “Fame”) this Saturday.

Date: September 19, 2015

Time: 7:30 pm

Place: Black Forest Inn, Festaal Room

Cost: $10, includes one drink

According to her Facebook page, “Seven performers will set you up with great stories! Performers include Alex Cleberg, Charley Fowler, Christy Marie Kent, Noel Labine, Paula Nancarrow and Richard Rousseau. Show is hosted by Erica Christ.”