On March 11, 2023, Hanging Loose Press, Rigorous: a journal by people of color, and Unlikely Stories came together to throw a literary bash at the Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar in Seattle, Washington. This video shows Gloria Mindock's set.
Gloria Mindock is the founding editor of Cervena Barva Press and one of the USA editors for Levure Litteraire (France). She is the author of five books of poetry, most recently, I Wish Francisco Franco Would Love Me (Nixes Mate Books). Widely published in the USA and abroad, her poetry has been translated and published into eight languages. Gloria has been awarded the Ibbetson Street Press Lifetime Achievement Award, the Allen Ginsberg Award for Community Service by the Newton Writing and Publishing Center and the 5th and 40th Moon Prize from Writing in a Woman's Voice. She was the Poet Laureate in Somerville, MA in 2017 & 2018.