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Blood Jet Poetry Series

Reservation Dates: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm


To schedule a feature reading:


Sept 26:


Please join Blood Jet reading series for our fall 2018 Season in our NEW HOME at The Dragonfly (3921 St. Claude Ave.) Please note this venue is BYOB. All ages. Admission is free. 

Featured Reading is followed by a limited open mic set. Sign up at 8. Show at 8:30.

Laura Theobald grew up in the Florida Keys and lives in Baton Rouge. Her poetry collections are WHAT MY HAIR SAYS ABOUT YOU (Sad Spell Press) and KOKOMO (forthcoming, Disorder Press), and the chapbooks THE BEST THING EVER (Boost House), EDNA POEMS (Lame House Press) and ERASER POEMS (H_ngm_n Books). She has an MFA from LSU, and makes books for OOMPH! and BOAAT. Some of her recent poems are in The Wanderer, Hobart, Sink, The Atlas Review, Pinwheel, Witch Craft Mag, Everyday Genius, and Black Warrior Review, and in the anthologies Mine! Vol II (forthcoming, Comic Mix) and Women of Resistance (O/R Books)

Lisa Pasold is a Canadian writer and journalist who lives part of the year in Paris. Her most recent book, ANY BRIGHT HORSE, was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award. Her first book of poetry WEAVE, was hailed as a masterpiece by Geist. Her second book of poetry, A BAD YEAR FOR JOURNALISTS, was nominated for an Alberta Book Award. The Globe and Mail called this new poetry collection "critical, darkly funny and painstakingly lyrical." Her debut novel, RATS OF LAS VEGAS, was described as "enticing as the lit-up Las Vegas strip and as satisfying as a winning hand at poker" by The Winnipeg Free Press. Lisa creates walking tours inspired by research for her books. She has led story-telling walks all over Paris, telling stories and investigating the lives of writers throughout the centuries in the City of Light. She has also created story-telling walks for various locations in Canada.