In honor of National Poetry Month, Village Books and the Colophon Café are teaming up with poet Jessica Lohafer to host The Write Riot Poetry Slam, Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Colophon Café in the Historic Fairhaven District of Bellingham.
Poets who would like to read their work can sign up for available spots beginning at 6:30 p.m. The show starts at 7 p.m. Write Riot regulars know the popular event will fill up; arrive early to grab a good seat. The free event is open to all ages; there may be adult language and themes.
Ryler Dustin will be the featured poet. The Colophon will offer literary-themed drink and food specials. Please support the venue by purchasing from the menu. Contact the bookstore for details or check Village Book’s website or the Facebook event listing.
Lohafer hosted The Write Riot Slam – a celebration of local poets and poetry – from 2014 to 2016. Poets face off in the friendly competition. Judges score performances with good-natured encouragement from the audience. The return of The Write Riot Slam on April 25 at the Colophon Café is a special one-night-only event. To read more about Village Books’ National Poetry Month celebration, visit the bookstore’s website. All poetry is 20 percent off during the month of April at Village Books’ stores in Fairhaven and Lynden.