Second Thursday Poetry Open Mic Night with Laura Guli and Louise Richardson: Dec 10
Hosted by Cindy Huyser
Louise Richardson is a native Austinite and a 1971 graduate of Southwest
Texas State University (now Texas State) with a BA in History. She is a
playwright, poet and novelist. Her comedy “Hamlet the Dane” received a
full production at Capital City Playhouse in Austin in 1991. Her musical
“Chanteuse” was produced at the Silver Spur Theater in Salado in 2011 and
at the City Theatre and Daugherty Arts Center in Austin in 2012, with its
music winning a 2011 ASCAPlus Award. The CD “Songs from Chanteuse” is
available at BookWoman. She has had poems published in “Mermaid Tales” in
2013 and “Dog and Cat Tales” in 2014 through Tablerock Poets in Salado.
Louise has hosted poetry and music open mics at Maria’s Taco Xpress and
Recycled Reads in Austin and co-hosts the Star Coffee Open Mic in Round
Rock. Her works can be found in books at Amazon.com, music at
Reverbnation.com, and videos on her YouTube Snardfluk Channel.
Laura Guli is a poet-psychologist who lives in Austin, TX. Laura graduated
from the University of Virginia, where she majored in English, and later
earned a Doctorate in School Psychology from University of Texas at
Austin. Her chapbook, A Fiery Grace (2010), was a finalist in the
Finishing Line Press New Women’s Voices competition. Laura’s poetry has
been in several literary journals including Kalliope, Lilliput Review,
Heliotrope, Plainsongs, Potomac Review and Offerings. In addition to
poetry, Laura has published a drama-based social skills curriculum for
children (Social Competence Intervention Program, Research Press, 2008).
She is also currently writing a musical for children and families.
A round robin open mic will follow the feature. Bring poems to share!