Fountainverse Schedule

October 11-13 2019

Friday 10/11

4-7pm : Book Fair @ Capsule

Sponsored by Prospero’s Books | KC

Art in the Capsule Event Space Curated by The Smalter Gallery | KC

7-8:30PM : Feature 1 @ Capsule

Riverfront Readings | KC

Suspect Press | Denver, CO

Host : James Benger

Riverfront Readings Features: Huascar Medina, Lindsey Weishar, and Jermaine Thompson

Suspect Press Features: Eliza Beth Whittington and Brice Maiurro.

9-11PM : Open Mic @ Capsule

Jump Start Art with Sharon Eiker | Kansas City

Host: Sharon Eiker

Features: Phillip Emanuel Frost Bounds and Waco Porter

Saturday 10/12

11AM-2PM Open Mic @ Our Daily Nada (304 Delaware St, Kansas City, MO 64105)

Flying Ketchup Press | KC

Host: Polly Alice McCann

Features: TL Sanders and Kēvin Callahan

1-7pm : Book Fair @ Capsule

3-pm : Writing Workshop @ Capsule

Kansas City Poetry Slam | KC

Host: Abby Bland

Poetry as Intimacy with The Mundane : In this workshop, participants will be invited to participate in several writing exercises that explore writing about non traditional representations of intimacy with the world and with ourselves.  Bring writing materials.

4-5pm Publisher's Panel @ Capsule

Spartan Press &  Jason Ryberg | Salina, KS

Getting Your Work Reach : Join us for this publisher’s panel where heads of presses and literary mags host a panel which speaks and has a question/answer period for audience members to ask about their specific needs. Folks will learn about how to get a book published, how to promote the book, how to get their work into online and print magazines and the advantages/expectations of getting your work reach.

Panelists: Leza Cantoral of CLASH Books, Brice Maiurro of Suspect Press, Nathanael Stolte of Dark Particle Press, John Burroughs of Crisis Chronicles, and Nadia Wolnisty of Thimble Lit Mag. 

7-8:30PM Feature 2 @ Capsule 

FountainVerse Special Features

Features: Onnissia Harries and John Burroughs

Latino Writers Collective | KC

Features: Jessica Ayala and José Faus

9-11PM Open Mic @ Capsule

Arysn Spit Fire Open Mic with Sheri Hall | KC

Host: Sheri Purpose Hall

 Features: TBA

Sunday 10/13

11AM-1PM Pop Up Open Mic @ Capsule, then walking

Poetic Underground | KC

Host: Abby Bland

 Features: Adrianna “AP” Schoonover and J. Cartwright Metje

12-3PM Book Fair @ Capsule

4-5:30PM Feature 3 @ Capsule

Stubborn Mule Press | KC 

Host: Jeanette Powers 

Features: Macey Webb, Nadia Wolnisty, and Steph Castor

Clash Books | NH

Features: Leza Cantoral, Jessica Drake-Thomas, Kim Vodicka


8-10 Afterparty and Open Mic @ Swordfish Toms (210 W 19 Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108)

Speakeasy Reading Series | KC

Host: Brandon Whitehead

Features: TBA