The Missing Page (poem by Merimee Moffitt)

At the closing reading of East of Edith, Merimee Moffitt took the stage on the open mic and swiftly had the entire audience rapt listening to a stridently moving poem when right in… Continue reading

The Wooden Mallet and the Toodle-oo: Last (ever) EoE

It is coming to pass, another historic and largely underground grassrootz venue in Albuquerque brings a good run of efforts to completion and hands the space back to the stuff of legend. Mitch Rayes… Continue reading

MATCH THIS: Sassy & Lovable PRIDE!

Do you want to help OUTspoken bring a poet who is as “sassy as he is lovable”* to Albuquerque for PRIDEFEST in June? YES! Of course! Here at Local Poets Guild, we think… Continue reading

The East of Edith Countdown–Last Lines!!!

We are moving into the final run of East of Edith, working on a countdown for the last ten events Local Poets Guild will host at the Projects. This season, we’ve already showcased,… Continue reading

East of Edith Countdown #8–Remember that card game?

Did anybody else like playing crazy eights as a kid? I did. Then in high school I learned to view an 8 on its side as an infinity symbol. My third significant 8… Continue reading

The EoE Countdown Continues with Jenn Givhan Tonight…

Today Monday April 1, 2013 East of Edith reading will have no April Fool’s shenanigans. Rather, our feature Jenn Givhan’s poetry is the opposite of a prank. Recently she asked me to read… Continue reading

Hear the Most Rich-est* Words Ever at East of Edith TODAY

I’m happy to say that tonight March 25th, the Projects reopens its garage doors   for ten more weeks of the East of Edith monday-night open-mic poetic glamour. Joining us as featured reader… Continue reading

East of Edith To Return in April

Just a head’s up to let you know that Mitch Rayes has agreed to run the next installment of LPG’s weekly Monday poetry series from Aril to June. There will also be some… Continue reading

Tanaya Winder & Casandra Lopez launch Special Issue of As/US

Over the years Albuquerque has been blessed with the presence and contributions of many great writers and literary activists. Recently, Tanaya Winder and Cassie Lopez were students in the UNM MFA program. Not… Continue reading

And We All Fallout: Babes in Radioactive La La Land January 5th

January 5th at the Filling Station for a mere $5.05,  LPG and friends present a full night which includes BA BA (banjo and tuba) along with a Yeats essay on banjo-watching, plus poetry… Continue reading