Taproom Poetry: Johnson & Runge + Open Mic
- Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- The Eighth Street Tap Room, 801 N.H., Lawrence
- Age limit: All ages
Come hear visiting writer Paul Foster Johnson and local writer Justin Runge read poetry. The featured readers will follow an open mic session, so bring your best work to share. As always, there will be a merch table, so please save up to support our readers by buying their books. Paul Foster Johnson is the author of Study in Pavilions and Safe Rooms (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, 2011) and Refrains/Unworkings (Apostrophe Books, 2008). With E. Tracy Grinnell, he is the author of the g-o-n-g press chapbook Quadriga. His poems have appeared in Jacket, The Awl, Cannot Exist, GAM, EOAGH, Fence, and Octopus. He has served as a curator of the Experiments and Disorders reading series at Dixon Place and as an editor at Litmus Press/Aufgabe. Currently he lives on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and is the editor of The Poetry Project Newsletter. Justin Runge is a writer and designer currently living in Lawrence, Kansas, where he edits Blue Hour Press and servers as designer for Parcel. Poems of his can be found in DIAGRAM, Linebreak, Harpur Palate, and elsewhere. He can be found at www.justinrunge.me. More information at: http://taproompoetry.blogspot.com/