The show, 3 POETS FOR A CAUSE, will be premiering in Loveland, Colorado at the popular venue, The Mandolin Cafe on August 27th at 7:00 p.m. The show is a fundraiser for the Angel House Homeless Shelter.

3 POETS FOR A CAUSE will feature the work of published Front Range Poets Bruce Arlen Wasserman, Jack Martin and William Stanford, each reading from new work as well as old favorites. Bruce will read selections from his soon to be released book, An Undiscovered Country, as well as selections from A Cowboy Who’s in Love and Fallings From Heaven, collections he is currently marketing to publishers. An Undiscovered Country is scheduled for release this fall by Horace Simerman Literary Press. Bruce will also draw from his early collections of Cowboy Poetry for his portion of the show.

A Special Guest in the program is acclaimed Denver vocalist Bev Barber, who will treat the audience to her amazing A Capella renditions from the playlist of the Bev Barber Band, a highly regarded band performing a well-blended mix of indie folk, jazz, blues, soul and rock throughout Denver and the Front Range.

The Mandolin Cafe is a well know venue for upscale performances in the Front Range. It is located at 210 E. 4th Street in Downtown Loveland, near the Rialto Theatre. Tickets are a suggested donation of $10.00, with the entire proceeds of ticket sales going to benefit Angel House, which provides shelter, meals and much more for homeless families with children in the greater Loveland area.

Advanced tickets may be purchased at 970.667.4708. For more information, you may visit the Mandolin Cafe’s website: http://www.mandolincafeloveland.com.

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About Bruce Arlen Wasserman

Bruce Arlen Wasserman assembled his first poetry manuscript with a typewriter on the kitchen table when he was seventeen, farmed and worked as a blacksmith, drove a tractor-trailer in college, edited professional journals, wrote as a freelance journalist and is a dentist. He has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, was a semi-finalist for the Francine Ringold Awards for New Writers, a semi-finalist for the Proverse Prize and won the Anna Davidson Rosenberg 2019 Poetry Award. He writes poetry and fiction. His book, THE BROKEN NIGHT, was published by Finishing Line Press in July, 2022. Bruce received an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is a literary critic for the New York Journal of Books. His writing has been published in the Proverse Poetry Prize Anthology, The Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review, The River Heron Review, Kindred Literary Magazine, the Broad River Review, Cathexis Northwest Press, High Shelf Literary Magazine, Wild Roof Journal and the Washington Independent Review of Books. Beyond writing, he creates visual art as a potter at Bruce Arlen Wasserman Studio, where he draws from the reservoir of poetry and his experience in working iron and wood, correlating a continued exploration of language, function and esoteric form.
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