APRIL IS POETRY MONTH AT SOMOS
Readings by poets Colleen Carias and Will Barnes, both from Santa Fe and Max Early from the Laguna Pueblo. Music on the Conga by George Chacon.
Colleen Carias is a poet and video/photographer based in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Her recent work appears in Harpur Palate, Redux, the Kenning Journal, among others.She was awarded the 2015 Milton Kessler Memorial Prize in Poetry for “is a dangerous thing".
Max Early was born into a tradition of potters and clay. He creates traditional pottery in order to help save the art of pottery making in Laguna Pueblo. When he began to focus on writing, he continued his passion for celebrating his family, culture, language and the enchanting New Mexico landscape. Early earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of New Mexico in 2010.
Will Barnes is a poet, botanist, attorney, and teacher. His first book of poems, The Ledgerbook, is a “palimpsest of beings: human, plant and ‘animate earth’ a chorus of prints” addressing the gorgeous, violent American West, and the ways in which we are all in that story too.
Musical accompaniement on the Conga by George Chacon.