Category Archive: Awesomeness

Apr 17

Great Lakes, Great Escapes

  car-load of touring poets & MUSIC by the Dracu-Lahs! Featuring: Damian Rucci, Jeremiah Walton, Rebecca Weber, Ezhno Martin ($3-5 suggested donation, books for sale!) The “Great Lakes, Great Escapes” mini poetry tour was only ever meant to be what poetry has always been for all of its participants – a vacation from a life …

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May 21

Full Moon Lobby Takeover: Trip Closet

The Literary Underground presents FULL MOON LOBBY TAKEOVER: TRIP CLOSET Monday, June 20th 6-8pm CDT Artspace Uptown Artists Lofts 717 Franklin Street Michigan City, IN 46360 Doors open at 5:30pm CENTRAL music, poetry, liquor & food & ephemera LIVE, PRE-RECORDED OR BEAMING IN STUFFS FROM: Alex Allen, Iris Berry, Craig Ultraviolence Cady, Curta, Julie Demoff-Larson, …

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Jul 29

THIS IS POETRY VOLUME 2: THE MIDWEST POETS

THIS IS POETRY VOLUME 2 THE MIDWEST POETS PRE-ORDER NOW $12 for shipping August 13th regular price $15 CONTINENTAL USA ONLY BUY NOW Paperback: 168 pages Publisher: Citizens for Decent Literature Press (August 2015) Language: English ISBN-10: 0692495886 ISBN-13: 978-0692495889 CONTRIBUTORS: Mark James Andrews, James Babbs, Walter Beck, David Blaine, Sirenna Blas, April Michelle Bratten, …

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Jun 21

Small Prestivus Writing Workshops Announced

Jun 07

Join us at Small Prestivus!

SMALL PRESTIVUS … books by the rest of us! — Two Day Small Press Fest, August 1st and 2nd, Downtown Griffith, IN Blotterature Literary Magazine and Lit Fest Press are promoting the diversity of small presses and the writers they represent at “Small Prestivus,” a two day small press fest. We invite all writers and …

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May 07

Underground report: Oakland at The Terrace Room

thoroughly enjoyed last week’s reading at The Terrace Room. props to the host of the evening– Paul Corman-Roberts. excellent mix of brought their own damn version of kick-ass to the mic, every single one of them. July Westhale, Arisa White, Neeli Cherkovski, A. Razor, and Alexandra Naughton. this reading was !!FREE!! and open to the …

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Aug 01

THIS IS POETRY VOLUME 1 WOMEN OF THE SMALL PRESS

THIS IS POETRY VOLUME 1 WOMEN OF THE SMALL PRESS ORDER NOW $15 Paperback: 120 pages Publisher: Citizens for Decent Literature Press (July 31, 2014) Language: English ISBN-10: 069226695X ISBN-13: 978-0692266953 CONTINENTAL USA ONLY INTERNATIONAL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED THROUGH AMAZON. SORRY. POSTAGE SUCKS CONTRIBUTORS: Stephanie Bryant Anderson, Arlene Ang, C.V. Auchterlonie, Francesca Bell, Iris …

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Jul 10

Get Ready, Springfield! The poets are coming…

FREE and OPEN to the public. The Literary Underground is pleased to present “This is Poetry” sponsored by Citizens for Decent Literature Press, Punk Hostage Press, Red Fez Publications, Zygote in my Coffee and Blotterature Literary Magazine. AUGUST 9th 7-10PM. The Legacy Theatre, 101 E. Lawrence Ave., Springfield, IL. FEATURED PERFORMERS: Ron Whitehead, Ryder Collins, …

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Apr 07

Butter-Coating Our Art, Or How I Gave Up Caring About What Is Art and Focused on Enjoying Art

Let me first say: this is going to be the one and only butter reference that I’ll ever make in a blog post. Promise. (I keep saying how no one will let me live down that one time that I might’ve danced in a kiddie pool of butter at a Jacksonville, IL poetry reading, but I’m partially to …

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Feb 28

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THIS IS POETRY The Literary Underground is pleased to announce a new project called “This is Poetry”. The project will ultimately result in an eight-volume collection of poetry, each volume representing poets from a specific geographic region as well as several special collections. These perfect-bound books will be published under Citizens for Decent Literature Press, …

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