OPEN MIC NIGHT at the ROYAL BEAN 7:00 PM-8:40 PM Bring poems, stories, or creative non-fiction to read. 15 people will read for 5 minutes. Just show up, put your name on the list. This event is co-sponsored by Main Street Rag Publishing Company. Maureen is the host.
HARRY CALHOUN will be the featured poet.
Harry Calhoun has had work published in various poetry journals and more than a dozen books and chapbooks over the past three decades. His career has included Pushcart nominations, a Sundress Best of the Net nomination and publications in Abbey, Orange Room Review, Faircloth Review, Thunder Sandwich, Lily and others. In 2011, Flutter Press published his chapbook The Insomnia Poems. 2012 was an exceedingly good year, with the publication of the limited-edition chapbook Maintenance and Death, the collection of poems from the ‘80s and ’90s called Retro, and the chapbook of love poems, How Love Conquers the World. Maintenance and Death is in the process of going to a second edition and a full-length poetry book is in the works. Harry lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with his wife Trina and his dogs Hamlet and Harriet.