Category Archive: Literary Underground

May 21

Full Moon Lobby Takeover: Trip Closet

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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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Oct 15

The Poetry Bash

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A CELEBRATION OF MIDWEST POETS Grassroots Organization Brings Poets From Across the Region to Gather and Perform in Celebration of Underground Literature at the Book Release of This Is Poetry Volume II: The Midwest Poets. A diverse mix of poets will read their work at the upcoming “Poetry Bash” event on November 7, 2015 at …

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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

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Jun 07

Join us at Small Prestivus!

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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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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 15

grassroots, yo

ok. so i don’t like kickstarter. first of all there’s the fees. we already operate in the red, so fuck that. also, there’s a bunch of crap you gotta fill out and i’m lazy sometimes and i didn’t feel like it. also, you have to send out “rewards” to everyone… see reason #1. and isn’t …

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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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