Desert Howls: A Pop-Up Open Mic in Four Parts

Date: January 23, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM


Desert Howls: A Pop-Up Open Mic in Four Parts

Each week, for four weeks, beginning January 23rd, Back of Beyond Books hosts a free, open to the public, open mic night.  No experience necessary.  Just come out and join friends and neighbors in a fun literary night. Each week will have a theme as listed below.

Dates: Jan 23, Jan 30, Feb 6, Feb 13, Thursdays at 7 pm

January 23, Pop-Up Cringe-Worthy Journal Entries

January 30, Pop-Up Poetry

February 6, Pop-Up Lists

February13, Pop-up Finished Work

January 23

Pop-Up Cringe-Worthy Journal Entries:

Come share your most embarrassing or endearing, even enduring journal entries from the past or present. You know the ones, they make you cringe every time you read them. Serious or funny. Acted with gusto or read stone-faced. (Also may include high school essays, unsent letters, middle school short stories, secret notes, kept texts, emails or chats).

January 30

Pop-Up Poetry: Write an original poem. Let it be an incantation or conjuring poem (a poem to summon something or someone). Must include these three words, green, nostalgic and gravity.

February 6

Pop-Up Lists: Write a memoir in lists or bring your on-the-fly grocery lists, bullet points scribbled in the everyday mundane of a work meeting, song or movie recommends you overheard and wanted to remember...How can a list be a poem?

February 13

Pop-Up Finished Work: Poetry, Short Essay, Fiction, Non-Fiction, basically open genre.

Contact Shari Zollinger for more details.  Shari may be reached at the store W-F  435-259-5154