Karen Hayes Poetry and Prose Monthly Reading Series at Guillermo’s

The full schedule is listed below. Featured readers are encouraged to bring books and chapbooks to sell.

Don’t miss out on your chance to read at the Guillermo’s Karen Hayes Poetry and Prose Monthly Reading Series. This event, which is free and open to the public to attend, is held once a month on the second Thursday of every month (unless otherwise posted). We run 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, with open mike 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm, featured reader (1) 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm, featured reader (2) 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm, and open mike 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm. This event may close early based on participation.

If you would like to be considered for a featured reader spot in 2020 please send me an email with “Guillermo’s” in the subject line; include a writing sample and a short bio.

***If you were ever invited by Karen to feature, just let me know. All Karen invites will be honored. If you never got the chance to meet her and would like an idea of what she was like, check out this terrific bio.***


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February 6, 2020
(1st Thursday)
January 9, 2020    
December 5, 2019
(1st Thursday)
  Stacy Pendergrast
November 14, 2019 Mark Spitzer Jo McDougall
October 10, 2019   Paula Martin
September 12, 2019 Lynne Landis Stacey Margaret Jones
August 8, 2019 Thia Beene Kai Coggin
July 11, 2019 Michael Morrisey Scotty Lewis
June 13, 2019 Krissy Upjohn Noelia Young
May 2, 2019
(1st Thursday)
Elizabeth Marrero John Vanderslice
April 4, 2019
(1st Thursday)
Maria Isabel Gillette Justin Booth


Last Updated March 13, 2020