A sky-full of thank-yous to everyone who helped make Reading #16 such an unforgettable affair : Ron, Francine, Devin, Kailey, Gabriela, and Leland for performing your flappy lits; Alibi for your lovely via-satellite singing; Pacific Standard for your always-gracious hospitality; and all you magnificent people who came & graced us with your presence.
We hope to see you again in the Fall…
Ron Kolm recounts tales of his bookstore-working days
Francine Witte reads a heartbreaking poem of parenthood
Devin Kelly reads his Oregon Trail-inspired poem “Caulking the Wagon”
Kailey Tedesco shares some poetry about hysteria
Gabriela Garcia performs some wonderfully dirty poetry
Leland Cheuk reads some fresh satire from our new Summer issue