Duke City DimeStories, Albuquerque’s only open mic for prose, will celebrate its third year with a Showcase of DimeStories selected from the best of the past year’s monthly open mic events. Authors who will be reading their 3-minute stories include: Lauren Baldwin, Dee Cohen, Eirik Gumeny, Von Jones, Jennifer Krohn, Maria Leyba, Blake Magnusson, Annam Manthiram, Andy Paquet, Susan Paquet, Maxine Peseke, Bob Sabatini, Georgia Santa Maria, Eleanor Stewart, Cindy Sylvester, Sandra Vallie, and Efrain Villa.
The Showcase will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 3 at Bookworks, 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW Albuquerque, NM 87107.
About Duke City DimeStories:
Duke City DimeStories Open Mic events take place every third Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Source, 1111 Carlisle Ave. SE (south of Central at Anderson).
Duke City DimeStories is affiliated with DimeStories International, dedicated to encouraging the growth, development and distribution of 3-minute stories read by the author to the listening public by open mic, showcase events, or radio and podcasts. Events are held each month in San Diego and Laguna Beach. Showcase events have been held in New York and at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. The Albuquerque event is co-hosted by Jennifer Simpson and Merimee Moffit.
About the Hosts:
Jennifer Simpson holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of New Mexico. She teaches creative writing in the community and works as a freelance writer and editor. Merimee Moffitt is a graduate of UNM; she writes poetry and memoir and teaches now and then at CNM. She has published poems in Pemmican, Lunarosity, and Persimmon Tree literary magazines.
For More Information:
For more information about DimeStories, visit http://dimestories.org. For information about the Albuquerque event, call 505-503-1380 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.