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HENNEBACH EVENT – Brian Barker – “The Creative Act and the State of Becoming”

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Artist and poet Brian Barker will read from his poetry and discuss the different ways artistic creativity can enlarge and enrich our inner lives. Topics discussed will include mindfulness in making, the necessity of failure, the power of contradictions, and the importance of being able to say, “I don’t know.”

Brian Barker is a poet and artist from Denver, Colorado. He is the author of three books of poetry, Vanishing Acts, The Black Ocean, and The Animal Gospels. His poems have appeared in such journals as Poetry, The Gettysburg Review, American Poetry Review, TriQuarterly, and The Washington Post. His collages have been selected three times for the National Collage Society’s annual juried shows and have appeared in Denver Quarterly, Jet Fuel Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and Visible Binary. He teaches at the University of Colorado Denver, where he is a poetry editor of Copper Nickel. Learn more at


April 3
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Room Number
Hill Hall 202


Hill Hall
920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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