This Week at Bookworks Includes Marjane Ambler, Rachel Ballentine and More

This Week at Bookworks Includes Marjane Ambler, Rachel Ballentine and More

This week at Bookworks includes many events such as Provactive poetry April 25-30, authors such as Marjane Ambler and Rachel Ballentine, and events for children, too. Go to for more information!

Thursday, April 24
7pm • World Book Night Reception •
All givers are invited to attend to share WBN giving experiences, some snacks, and special entertainment to be announced.

Friday, April 25
7pm • Marjane Ambler • Yellowstone Has Teeth
Written with grace and intimacy, Yellowstone Has Teeth shares the untold stories of the men and women who live and work in Yellowstone National Park and are forever changed by their experiences.

Saturday, April 26
3pm • Rachel Ballentine • Recipoetry of a Kitchen Mystic: A Cookbook Scrapbook
Originally a handmade book of collages of vintage handwritten recipes, original poetry about food and cooking, original recipes, and collages of images of women. It looks like a book you might have inherited from your great-grandmother.

5pm • Ken Arkind • Denver Performance Poet reads fromCoyotes
Ken Arkind is a National Poetry Slam Champion and full time touring artist who has performed his work in almost all of the lower 48, Hawaii and Canada.

Sunday, April 27
1pm • Lucinda Sachs • Believe in the Wind
Believe in the Wind is a story of hope and redemption set across the backdrop of New Mexico in the Great Depression.

3pm • Poetry with Renny Golden, Ann Hunkins & Mitch Rayes •
Join us for an afternoon of poetry, with New Mexico poets Renny Golden, Ann Hunkins, and Mitch Rayes.

Tuesday thru Friday, April 29 thru May 2 at the Marriott Pyramid North
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Tuesday, April 29
7pm • Carlos Contreras • Time Served
This provocative debut from National Poetry Slam Champion Carlos Contreras is in two parts: one, a monologue-style musing on working in a correctional facility told from an insider/outsider perspective; and two, an homage to veterans of other kinds of war who must learn to live inside and outside the prisons of the mind and body.

Wednesday, April 30
7pm • Allison Moore • Shards: A Young Vice Cop investigates the Darkest Case of Meth Addiction, Her Own
As a beautiful, ambitious, and fearless young woman, Allison Moore had everything going for her: She had been the star student of her recruit class and was quickly promoted to vice cop at the Maui Police Department, while earning the respect of her colleagues and a stellar reputation. But when a doomed love affair with another cop led Allison to seek a desperate escape, her life took a sudden and violent plunge.

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