Spiderweb Salon's Harvest Masquerade
November 4, 2017
Spiderweb Salon's very special Harvest Masquerade will showcase a beautiful bounty of collaboration & creativity: poetry, stories, music, art, zines, tricks, treats, and so much more! This will be our humble art collective's sixth (!) annual masquerade event, and the location is TOP SECRET unless you're in the know! (We sent out private, snail-mail invitations this month, but if you're itching to go and don't have a physical invite, contact us for info). Should you be one of our lucky attendees, here's a sneak peak of the incredible lineup of artists and performers who will be sharing with us on this fine fall evening: Axel Severs & Rae Inmon, Charlie Moore, Christopher David Taylor, Conor Wallace + Corbin Childs, Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi, Francesca Framer, Kelsey Cooley, Megan Storie, Nadia Wolnisty, Orion Centauri, Roy González, Sarah Friday, Sean Enfield, Taylor Denise Teachout, Walker Smart, PLUS visual art by McCall Mayhem Clark and Alex Stock! and a new comic release by Joe Duncan! and art for sale from Sarah Friday! and fresh baked treats from Caitlin Childs! AND SO MUCH MORE! Caitlin will read from her essay-in-progress: "Red Flag."
Poetry Reading and Showcase Curation: Deep Ellum Lit Hop 2017!
June 3, 2017
Deep Ellum Lit Hop is a well-read bar crawl experience going down in Deep Ellum, TX. Guests attending this FREE event are encouraged to wander between bookshops, art galleries, and bars to enjoy an eclectic collection of literary atmospheres. This one-day-only event, sponsored by Dallas literary nonprofit Wordspace, concentrates many of the incredible things happening in literary Dallas into a single evening. Reading series and collectives represented include Dallas Poetry Slam, Dark Moon Poetry & Arts, Verse & Rhythm, Lucha Dallas, Mad Swirl, Poets on X+, DaVerse Lounge, Spiderweb Salon, Pegasus Reading Series, Pandora's Box, and more! Caitlin curated and will host the Southern Mythologies showcase, featuring Greg Brownderville, Trista Edwards, Christopher Beard, Stevie Edwards, and Kim Nall.
Poetry Exhibition: MakeShift PhotoRama: Significance Imposed
May 11 through June 3, 2017
This Texas-themed exhibition involves the work of twelve photographers. Caitlin is one of twelve writers who will collaborate with these photographers and respond to their visual work through poetry. The photographs and writing will be on exhibit from May 11 through June 3 at Kettle Art Gallery in Deep Ellum. Zines of the included work will also be for sale.
OPP (Other People's Poetry) Reading: Frank O'Hara
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Other People's Poetry is proud to present the poetry of Frank O'Hara. We will be reading the complete contents of the great New York School poet's LUNCH POEMS, plus a selection drawn from his posthumously issued collected works. Readers: Richard Bailey / Dan Collins / Imana Cordova / Sean Enfield / Tom Farris / Alan Gann / Serena Howe / Lauren Felice Ayres Jarocki / Courtney Marie / Gabe Mamola / Misty Amber Moore / Craig Nydick / Johnny Olsen / Joel Page / Patrick Peterson-Carroll / Caitlin Pryor / Walker Smart / Mike Soto / David Eric Tomlinson. Copies of O'Hara's LUNCH POEMS will be available for purchase at the event, thanks to our sponsor and host Deep Vellum Books.
Poetry Reading: Spiderweb Salon Celebrates National Poetry Month!
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Over the month of April, Spiderweb Salon will be showcasing excellent poetry by some of the best creative minds in the Denton/NTX community. The Goal: to celebrate at least one local writer for every day of the month throughout National Poetry Month. On April 22, Caitlin will read for Spiderweb Salon at their POETRY PARTY & special showcase at Wine Squared in Denton. Come join us as we bring the work of local poets to life!
Poetry Reading: Spiderweb Salon Loves You
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
This Valentine’s Day, for one magical night only, Spiderweb Salon is teaming up with The Wild Detectives to present a very special collection of collaborative performances by artists from all over the DFW area. We are so excited to host this event in one of our favorite venues around! Bring yourself, your sweetheart(s), your loved ones, and friends to an evening of creativity that won’t soon be forgotten. Every performance will feature brand-new work tenderly crafted by people who love each other. Featuring performances by Axel Severs & Bess Whitby; Sebastián Hasani Páramo & Caitlin Pryor; Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi & Nick Long; Lauren Belmore & Alex Carland; Leah Jones & Jacob Greenan; Edyka Chilomé & courtney marie; Machele Jnson & Emilie Anne S; Conor Wallace & Walker Smart; Matthew Long & Tara Linn Hunter; Elana Nelson & Randy Johnson; Derek Tusing & Christopher Hughes; and Thoele Sarradet.
Poetry Reading: The Magnificent Seven AWP Offsite
Thursday, February 9, 2017
The Magnificent Seven is a reading hosted by Pleiades, AGNI, American Literary Review, Boulevard, Cream City Review, Gulf Coast, and Poemoftheweek.org. Come on down to Bayou and help us celebrate the Magnificent Seven at a reading featuring journal contributors! Meet us upstairs for a drink at the bar in the company of friends, where journals will be sold at discounted prices. Readers include Chen Chen, Alice Elliott Dark, Matt Donovan, David Keplinger, Shara McCallum, Gregory Pardlo, Caitlin Pryor, Maggie Smith, and Ryo Yamaguchi.
Poetry Reading: Pandora's Box at Deep Vellum Books
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Come to Deep Vellum Books, located in the heart of Deep Ellum, for an evening with a trio of poets. Reading alongside Jenny Molberg and Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum, Caitlin will read alongside her friend and collaborator Jenny Molberg, who will read from her debut collection, Marvels of the Invisible.