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: Dwight Bitikofer

May 11, 2018
7 p.m.

Glenn Boothe

Glenn Boothe studied English Literature at UMSL, where he earned an MFA in Creative Writing. He works in Information Technology, currently as a Systems Operations Analyst. He is also an artist and sculptor, and loves to cook and play video games. At 18 he married, and has been married for 30+ years, has two kids, a cat, a tank of over 3 dozen fish, and a Red Bearded Dragon named Zilly.


Tamara Blanke

Tamara Blanke is Marketing & Communications Manager for Rainbow Village. She graduated with a degree in creative writing from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma and likes to spend time exploring where the written word and visual art intersect. She has been a featured reader at St. Louis Poetry Center’s Poetry at The Point.


Music by Marion Berktold

Marion Berktold was born in Bavaria and grew up by Hannover in Lower Saxony. She plays guitar and harmonica, and has been in several St. Louis bands, including Pik´n Lik´n and Übercool. She has been playing solo for two years, with a musical style that includes a song list from Buck Owens to Annie Lennox or Nena (Germany). She lives in Kirkwood.


second friday notes poetry series is graciously underwritten by Dierbergs.