Monday, April 23, 2018

Kleft Crisis 2018 Gratitude

The house is finally empty again. Kinda sad to see everyone go. But what a weekend of wonder! Many thanks to Frankie Metronome and Kleft Jaw Press for inspiring this blessed mess. Gobs of gratitude to our gracious hosts Guide To Kulchur Books, Main Street Books, and Mac's Backs-Books On Coventry. Special thanks to the featured writers of #KleftCrisis2018 who traveled from far and near to share their incredible work, including: Margie Shaheed, Jeanette Powers, Iris Appelquist, Gabriel Ricard, Austin Price, Ra Washington, Mark S. Kuhar, Steve Brightman, Nathanael William Stolte, Dianne Borsenik, Shelley Chernin, Christina M. Brooks, Juliet Cook, Steve Goldberg, Clarissa Jakobsons, Heather Ann Schmidt, Kathy Smith, Steven Smith, Azriel Johnson, Alice and, again, Frankie. I also wanna thank a number of other people who made this weekend even better in myriad ways, including James Borsenik, Mark Sebastian Jordan, Suzanne DeGaetano, Peggy Honeydew, Deva Lynn, Raymond McNiece, his Tongue-in-Groove band, Llalan Fowler, Nick Gardner, Cathie Joslyn, Mike Burroughs, Michael Salinger, Sara Holbrook, and I could go on and on. You all freaking rock and I love you. Now it's back to work until I head to Athens. Looking forward to Thursday 4/26, when Athens Poet Laureate: Kari Gunter-Seymour (author of Serving, just published in March by Crisis Chronicles Press) will read at Arts West. Cheers!

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  1. thank you for hosting and thank you to you and Frankie for a great event.

  2. Thank you, Chris, for being an integral part of it!