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A Leon Affair (A Reading Series)

Hello friends and Happy Vernal Equinox! 

You are invited to our next Leon Affair...come celebrate Just-Spring at Leon, a night of prose readings by local writers and literary artists. 

This evening of prose will feature C.J. Martin, Maureen Owen, and Robert Alan Wendeborn.

Saturday, March 21, at 7:00pm

We hope to see you there!


C.J. Martin is the author of Two Books (Compline, 2011), as well as many chapbooks, most recently LAND (Compline, 2014), Medical Parts (NewLights Press, 2014) and Unused Cover (Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs (2013). His essays and reviews have appeared in ON: Contemporary PracticeJacket2, and American Book Review. He lives in Colorado Springs and works as a book designer, printer and bookbinder. With Julia Drescher, he publishes Further Other Book Works. He keeps a poetry tumblr at

Maureen Owen is the author of Erosion’s Pull from Coffee House Press, a finalist for the Colorado Book Award and the Balcones Poetry Prize. Her title American Rush: Selected Poems was a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize and her work AE (Amelia Earhart) was a recipient of the prestigious Before Columbus American Book Award. She has taught at Naropa University, both on campus and in the low-residency MFA Creative Writing Program, in Naropa’s Summer Writing Program, and edited Naropa’s on-line zine not enough night. Her newest title Edges of Water is available from Chax Press. She has most recently had work in The Denver QuarterlyVanitasBombay Gin’s Anselm Hollo Issue and in New American Writing 2014. She can be found reading her work on the PennSound website.

Robert Alan Wendeborn puts the bubbles in the beer at Ska Brewing. His poetry, reviews, and art have been featured in Pank, Sink Review, The Collagist and other cool places. His first book, The Blank Target, will be out April 6, 2015 from The Lettered Streets Press. His first chapbook, a collaboration with poet Krystal Languell, titled Diamonds in the Flesh, will also be out this spring from Double Cross Press. He currently lives and writes and loves in Durango, Colorado.