So happy to be reading with The Other Side of Violet contributors, Jerry Johnson and Chad Weeden.
Hosted by John Amen and sponsored by The Pedestal Magazine
Plus short open mic.
The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.
Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017
Jerry T. Johnson is a new writer to the Connecticut / New York area. He began writing in the early 1990’s, had one poem published, and then took a twenty-one-year hiatus to pursue corporate work overseas. In the spring of 2013, Jerry restarted his writing career. Since then his poetry has appeared in several literary journals and he has self-published a poetry chapbook, Good Morning New Year!
Chad Weeden is a writer and photographer in Charlotte, North Carolina. His poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, in Asheville Poetry Review, Great Weather for Media, Pedestal Magazine, Main Street Rag, Iodine Poetry Journal, and Kakalak. He is currently working on his first poetry collection.