Virtual: 2nd Thursday Open Mic featuring David Meischen

Virtual: Second Thursday OPEN Mic

Featuring David Meischen

Hosted by Cindy Huyser

Let's stay at home and still enjoy poetry! Cindy Huyser is hosting and the e-mail address for Zoom contact info is bookwoman2ndthursdaypoetry@gmail.com

David Meischen has been honored by a Pushcart Prize for “How to Shoot at Someone Who Outdrew You,” a chapter of his memoir, originally published in The Gettysburg Review and available in Pushcart Prize XLII. Anyone’s Son, David’s debut poetry collection, is new from 3: A Taos Press. A lifelong storyteller, he received the 2017 Kay Cattarulla Award for Best Short Story from the Texas Institute of Letters. Storylandia, Issue 34, Distance Between Here and Elsewhere: Three Stories. David has a novel in stories and a short story collection; he is actively seeking an agent and/or publisher for both. He has served as a juror for the Kimmel Harding Nelson center for the arts; in the fall of 2018, he completed a writing residency at Jentel Arts. Co-founder and Managing Editor of Dos Gatos Press, David lives in Albuquerque, NM, with his husband—also his co-publisher and co-editor—Scott Wiggerman.

A round- robin-style Open Mic follows the featured reading. We are a diverse and supportive venue. Bring poems to share!

Event date: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:15pm to 9:00pm
Event address: 
5501 North Lamar #A-105
Austin, TX 78751