The Roaring Stillness Across Open Ground

A reading by 4 poets

With Santa Fe Poet Laureate Darryl Wellington, Genevieve Betts, John Macker and Fatima Van Hattum.

WHEN: Sunday, March 26 at 5:00 p.m.  

COST: Free (donations most welcome)


Genevieve Betts is the author of the poetry collections A New Kind of Tongue (forthcoming from FlowerSong Press) and An Unwalled City (Prolific Press, 2015). Her work has appeared in Sleet Magazine, Hotel Amerika, The Tishman Review, Sky Island Journal, and in other journals and anthologies. She teaches creative writing for Santa Fe Community College, as well as for Arcadia University's low-residency MFA program in Glenside, PA.

Poet and playwright John Macker has lived in Northern New Mexico for 26 years. His most recent books are Desert Threnody, essays & short fiction (winner of the 2021 New Mexico/Arizona Book Award), Belated Mornings and Atlas of Wolves.

Fatima van Hattum is a PhD candidate in the Department of Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies at the University of New Mexico and works as Program Co-Director at New Mexico’s statewide women’s foundation. Her poetry has been featured in: CALYX Journal, apt, Chapter House Journal, New Moons: Contemporary Writing by North American Muslims, and other publications. She lives in Santa Fe, is Muslim, and has a large, wonderful family and confusing background.

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington's most recent collection is Psalms at the Present Time (Flowstone Press, 2021). Darryl is the current Poet Laureate of Santa Fe, NM

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

Fatima van Hattum

Genevieve Betts

John Macker