The Dikeou Collection presents the twenty-fifth installment of the Dikeou Literary Series and welcomes our new series organizer, Ashley Colley. This event is free and open to the public and will place on Thursday, November 16 at Dikeou Pop-Up: Colfax, 312 E Colfax Ave, 7-9pm. Please join us for readings by J. Michael Martinez, Carolina Ebeid, Daniel Poppick, and Callie Garnett. 

Selected for the National Poetry Series in 2017 and a recipient of the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets, J. Michael Martinez is the author of three collections of poetry. He is the Poetry Editor of NOEMI Press and his writings have been anthologized in Ahsahta Press’ “The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral,” Rescue Press’ “The New Census: 40 American Poets,” and Counterpath Press’ “Angels of the Americlypse: New Latin@ Writing.” J. Michael lives and teaches in Denver, Colorado. 

Carolina Ebeid is the author of You Ask Me to Talk About the Interior (Noemi Press, 2016). She is a student in the PhD program in creative writing at the University of Denver, where she is associate editor of the Denver Quarterly, and she holds an MFA from the Michener Center for Writers. She has won fellowships and prizes from CantoMundo, Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, the Stadler Center for Poetry, and the NEA. Her work appears widely in journals such as The Kenyon Review, Gulf Coast, Colorado Review, and more recent work appears in PEN America, Bennington Review, and jubilat. 

Daniel Poppick is the author of The Police (Omnidawn, 2017). His recent work appears in The New Republic, BOMB, Granta, The Bennington Review, and the PEN Poetry Series. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he currently lives in Brooklyn, where he co-edits the Catenary Press with Rob Schlegel and Rawaan Alkhatib.

Callie Garnett is the author of the chapbooks Hallelujah, I’m a Bum (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2015), and On Knowingness, forthcoming from The Song Cave. Her poems have appeared in Prelude, Company, jubilat, and elsewhere. She works as an Assistant Editor at Bloomsbury Publishing and lives in Brooklyn. 

The Dikeou Literary Series is currently organized by Ashley Colley, a poet from Ohio. Her poems have appeared most recently in Black Warrior Review, Prelude, jubilat, and New Delta Review. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and currently a PhD candidate in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Denver.