second friday notes

Dierbergs Market in Des Peres.

Manchester Road at Lindemann, between Lindbergh and I-270.
Readings on Mezzanine level. Elevator access from covered parking garage below the store. Begins at 7 p.m. Free!

Series curated by: Glenn Boothe

March 10, 2017
7 p.m.

Myrta Vida is an Army Veteran seeking an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Missouri–St. Louis. She currently works as an Assistant Editor for december magazine. Her work has been featured or is forthcoming in LitMag, Corazon Land Review, The Acentos Review, and Puerto Rican Voices. Her awards include the Barbara Kachur Gender Studies Scholarship, the Daughters of The American Revolution Veterans Scholarship, and others. She currently teaches creative writing for the St. Louis Writers Workshop, and several Veteran and minority-focused groups.


Owen Neace is a poet, translator and MA student originally from North Texas. His work has appeared in Prick of the Spindle, Pieces of Cake and Milanga o muerte, among others. He’s currently seeking publication for his chapbook entitled EXPATRIATE.


Olympia (Lia Glynias) is an American singer-songwriter whose influences range from St. Louis Rhythm & Blues to Jazz, bluegrass, and country music.  In 2013 Lia played her first show in Brooklyn, NY and has traveled across the country playing music from Florida to California.  A jazz vocalist at heart, she’s most recognized for her playful runs and artistic use of pause and emotion to take a quiet moment and make it large enough to fill a room.

second friday notes poetry series is graciously underwritten by Dierbergs.