Solid Quarter

Blood Jet Poetry Series in New Orleans, weekly poetry and music as well as open mic performances

Visit Trembling Pillow Press for poetry books, broadsides, chapbooks, and Solid Quarter Magazine.

Visit New Orleans Poetry Fest for the annual 3 day poetry festival directed by Bill Lavender and Megan Burns.

Megan Burns' Poeticsofbone&city project on Tumblr

Monday, February 18, 2013

17 Poets! 2013 Spring Schedule (Feb-June)

Last Thursday was the opening of our 2013 Spring Season (10 Years!)  with a contributor reading from FUCK poems and John Sinclair also with music by Katarina Boudreaux and our amazing poets at a completely full list for the open mic hosted by Jimmy Ross.
Fuck Poems anthology Contributors & (right) editor Vincent Cellucci

Poets Dave Brinks and Andrei Codrescu read this Thursday at 8PM. Codrescu and Brinks will both be signing new books available for purchase at the front door.

Here's what we have planned the rest of the season:

Spring 2013 @ Gold Mine Saloon, 701 Dauphine St. (

Feb 21: Andrei Codrescu / Dave Brinks
Feb 28: Barbara Henning / Jamey Jones

March 7: Bernadette Mayer / Philip Good
March 14: HiIlary G. / Peter Orr / Anis Shivani
March 21: Rodger Kamenetz/ JS Makkos
March 28: Katarina Boudreaux / Maurice Ruffin

April 4: Brett Evans / Mary Elizabeth
April 11: Gina Myers / Nasimiyu Murumba
April 18: Kelly Davio / Freddi Evans / Kit Robinson
April 25: Bill Zavatsky / Michael Tod Edgerton

May 2: Cyril Neville & Friends, Jazz Poetry Session

May 9: Christian Champagne / Bryan Spitzfaden
May 16: Mel Coyle / Quo Vadis Gex Breaux / Asali DeVan
May 23: Megan Kaminski / Jonathan Brown
May 30: Chris Carrier / Quess

June 6: Megan Burns / Brad Richard

Join us in celebrating hosting poetry in the French Quarter for the last 10 Years! 

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