All shows begin at 7:30 at The Mercury Cafe, 2199 California St, Denver.
FESTIVAL THEME: ELVIS LUAU!
The FBOMB (Flash-Bomb) Reading Series is Denver’s only flash fiction reading series! A beautiful blend of amateur and professional set in the quirky Mercury Cafe.
If you’re flash-curious, come on down and see what all the fuss is about! Open mic slots are first come first served and are limited to 3-4 mins–the length of one flash piece.
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Host Nancy Stohlman! Nancy Stohlman’s books include The Vixen Scream and Other Bible Stories, The Monster Opera, Searching for Suzi: a flash novel, and four anthologies including Fast Forward: The Mix Tape, a finalist for a 2011 Colorado Book Award. She is the creator and curator of the Fbomb Flash Fiction Reading Series in Denver, the impetus behind FlashNano, and her work was nominated for a 2016 Pushcart Prize. Find out more about her at www.nancystohlman.com
Featuring Chris Bowen! Christopher Bowen is the author of We Were Giants (Sunnyoutside Press, 2013) and the forthcoming When I Return To You, I Will Be Unfed. He lives and works as a chef in Cleveland and blogs from Burning River.
Featuring David S. Atkinson! David S. Atkinson is the author of “Not Quite so Stories” (Literary Wanderlust), “The Garden of Good and Evil Pancakes” (2015 National Indie Excellence Awards finalist in humor), and “Bones Buried in the Dirt” (2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards finalist, First Novel <80K). His writing appears in “Bartleby Snopes,” “Grey Sparrow Journal,” “Atticus Review,” and others. His writing website is http://davidsatkinsonwriting.com/ and he spends his non-literary time working as a patent attorney in Denver.
Featuring April Bradley! April Bradley is from Goodlettsville, Tennessee and lives with her family on the Conneticut shoreline near New Haven. Her work has appeared in Boston Literary, Flash Fiction Chronicles, Flash Fronteir, Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Magazine, Narratively, Pure Slush, Southern Women’s Review, and Thrice Fiction, among others. She has a MA in Ethics from Yale University and studied Philosophy and Theology as a post-graduate scholar at Cambridge University. Her fiction recently has been nominated for the 2015 Best of the Net Anthology and for the Pushcart Prize. She is the Associate Editor for Bartleby Snopes Literary Magazine and Press.
Featuring Mathias Svalina!
Mathias Svalina is the author of five books of poetry, including Destruction Myth
(Cleveland State University Poetry Center) & Wastoid
(Big Lucks Books). He most recent book is The Wine-Dark Sea
from Sidebrow Books. He is an editor for the poetry press Octopus Books & lives in Denver, where he teaches writing & runs a Dream Delivery Service.