Reading: Erica Lewis, Michael Ferguson, and Jason Lipeles, Saturday, November 4, 2023, 7pm

Join us on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at 7pm at Counterpath (7935 East 14th Ave. in Denver) for a reading by Erica Lewis, Michael Ferguson, and Jason Lipeles. Free and open to the public.

erica lewis lives in San Francisco. Her books include the precipice of jupiter (2009, with artist Mark Stephen Finein), camera obscura (2010, with artist Mark Stephen Finein), murmur in the inventory (2013); and the box set trilogy: daryl hall is my boyfriend (2015), mary wants to be a superwoman (2017), mahogany (2023). She is currently writing a novel inspired by the murder of her maternal grandmother. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Michael “Skillzilla” Ferguson (He/Him) is a college professor, a Black Nerd, and writer.  His classrooms center Black voices since his time in academic spaces spent so much time keeping his people hidden. Michael’s poetry focuses on his lived experience with racial and social injustice and imagining what it would be like if superheroes were real. If Michael isn’t writing, then he’s probably reading comics, watching trash tv with his spouse or playing Street Fighter.

Jason Lipeles (he/him) is a writer, video artist, and human-being-with-feelings. He founded Faint Line Press and co-founded the ee! with Marcella Green. He is an alumnus of Image Text Ithaca MFA; Reciprocity Artist Retreat; and Institute for Jewish Creativity. His book, Letters to M., a finalist for the Chautauqua Janus Prize, was published by Pilot Press in 2021. Currently, he is a PhD candidate in Creative Writing and Literature at the University of Denver.