Helicon West is an open-mic reading/featured readers series for local poets and writers. Creative writers are invited to read up to 7 minutes of their original work. Arrive early to sign up. Readings are free, open to the public and uncensored. Listed below are details on some upcoming events:
January 16: Liz Stephens, former USU instructor, author of The Days are Gods, featured at Helicon West.
*NOTE: This reading takes place on the 3rd Thursday of the month, rather than the 2nd
January 23: Darren Edwards, former USU instructor and HW planner, current instructor at Dixie State University and co-founder of Storm the Mic, an award winning literary magazine, featured at Helicon West.
February 13: The Cache Valley Chapter of the League of Utah Writers featured at Helicon West.
February 27: Chadd VanZanten, fiction writer and author of the blog "How Small a Trout", featured at Helicon West.
March 27: Members of the Bull Pen, USU's Creative Writing Club, will participate in the Bull Pen Slam at Helicon West.
April 10: Helicon West will host the annual Poetry at Three reading, which feature Shanan Ballam, Star Coulbrooke, Brock Dethier, Ben Gunsberg, Robb Kunz, Phil Parisi, Anne Shifrer, and Shari Zollinger.
April 24: The winners of USU's 2014 Creative Writing Competition featured at Helicon West. The creative writing contest publication, Scribendi, will also be available for purchase.
*NOTE: This reading will take place at the Merrill-Cazier Library on USU's campus, rather than at the Logan Library.
Helicon West provides a regularly-scheduled place and time for members of the writing community to give their work a public voice, with no restrictions on levels of skill and no censorship of ideas or craft. Publication of readers' work is a main goal.
Sponsored by the USU Writing Center and the Logan Library.
7PM 2nd and 4th Thursday|
Logan Library (Jim Bridger Room)
255 North Main
Logan, UT 84321