The Dikeou Collection presents the twenty-seventh installment of the Dikeou Literary Series on Thursday, March 29, at Dikeou Pop-Up: Colfax, 312 E Colfax Ave, from 7-9pm. Please join us for readings by Steven Dunn, Kali Fajardo-Anstine, Blake Guffey, and Kelly Krumrie. This event is free and open to the public.
Steven Dunn is the author of the novel Potted Meat (Tarpaulin Sky 2016) He was born and raised in West Virginia. Some of his work can be found in Columbia Journal and Granta Magazine. His second novel water & power is forthcoming from Tarpaulin Sky in fall 2018.
Kali Fajardo-Anstine’s debut novel and short story collection are forthcoming from One World/ Random House. Her fiction has appeared in The American Scholar, Boston Review, Bellevue Literary Review, The Idaho Review, Southwestern American Literature, and elsewhere. Kali has been in residence at Yaddo, Hedgebrook, and Hub City Press. She holds an MFA from the University of Wyoming.
Blake Guffey is a poet misplaced from a mountain holler in Alabama. A heredital tongue dancer and head clapper, he holds an MFA from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Boulder, and this year he was runner-up for the first annual Congress Park Blood Bowl Championship. Blake is owned by a small white dog in a pink sweater. They live in Denver.
Kelly Krumrie is a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Denver. She has an MA in Gifted/Talented Education from the University of Northern Colorado and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of San Francisco. She worked with children in various forms for sixteen years, the last eight at Montessori elementary and middle schools. Her short fiction often features girls and adolescents exploring degrees of the unreal. Prose appears in or is forthcoming from Black Warrior Review, Sharkpack Annual, Sleepingfish, Shirley Magazine, littletell, Your Impossible Voice, and others.
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.