Local National Poetry Month Celebration!

Old Firehouse Books is excited to welcome four local poets--Kelly Weber, Abigail Chabitnoy, Kristin George Bagdanov, Kylan Rice--to our virtual event space to celebrate National Poetry Month! They will be reading from their various collections on Thursday, April 15th at 6pm MT. The event will be streaming to the Old Firehouse Books Facebook page, and is free.

Kelly Weber is the author of the debut poetry collection We Are Changed to Deer at the Broken Place (Tupelo Press, 2022) and the chapbook The Dodo Heart Museum (Dancing Girl Press, 2021). Her work has received Pushcart nominations, and she holds an MFA from Colorado State University and lives in Colorado with two rescue cats. Abigail Chabitnoy is the author of How to Dress a Fish (Wesleyan 2019), winner of the 2020 Colorado Book Award for Poetry and shortlisted in the international category of the 2020 Griffin Prize for Poetry. She teaches at the Institute of American Indian Arts low-res MFA in Creative Writing and Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver. Kristin George Bagdanov's two poetry collections were published in 2019: Fossils in the Making by Black Ocean and Diurne by Tupelo Press, which also won the Sunken Garden poetry prize. She earned her MFA from Colorado State University and has recently received fellowships from Phi Kappa Phi, Vermont Studio Center, and the Bilinski Foundation, Kylan Rice is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at UNC-CH, where he studies American women’s poetry. His writing has been published in Denver Quarterly, Kenyon Review, Tupelo Quarterly, and West Branch, among others. He is editor-in-chief for The Carolina Quarterly. His first book, Incryptions (Spuyten Duyvil 2021), is a collection of essays.

Books can be shipped anywhere within the United States (unfortunately, we cannot ship internationally).

Please email events@oldfirehousebooks.com if you have any questions.

We look forward to seeing you at the event!

Event date: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event address: 
232 Walnut Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
How to Dress a Fish Cover Image
ISBN: 9780819578495
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Wesleyan University Press - February 5th, 2019

Fossils in the Making Cover Image
ISBN: 9781939568281
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Black Ocean - April 1st, 2019

Diurne Cover Image
ISBN: 9781946482280
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tupelo Press - September 1st, 2019

Incryptions Cover Image
ISBN: 9781952419645
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Spuyten Duyvil - January 1st, 2021