Mark Yakich and Joe Sampson

Sunday, November 6, 2011, 6 p.m.

Mark Yakich is the author of the novel A Meaning for Wife (Ig Publishing) & the poetry collections Unrelated Individuals Forming a Group Waiting to Cross (National Poetry Series, Penguin 2004), The Making of Collateral Beauty (Snowbound Chapbook Award, Tupelo 2006), & The Importance of Peeling Potatoes in Ukraine (Penguin 2008). He is an associate professor of English at Loyola University New Orleans.

Known locally as a songwriter’s songwriter, Joe Sampson is a member of the Denver band Bad Weather California. He has been voted Denver’s Best Singer-Songwriter by readers of Westword & has played in A Dog Paloma & The Wheel, among other bands.