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Blue Coffee Reading Series #8: Spencer Butt, Nicholas Power, and Devon Gallant

PROUD TO PRESENT readings by Spencer Butt, Nicholas Power, and Devon Gallant! Hosted by Leigh Beadon.

A vision of an apocalyptic future set in the wastelands of Australia. Total social decay is just around the corner in this spectacular cheap budget gang orientated road movie, where the cops do their best to lay down the law and the outlaw gangs try their hardest to defy the system. Leather-clad Spencer Butt, husband, father and cop turns judge, juror and executioner after his best friend, wife and baby are killed. Here we see the final days of normality of a man who had everything to live for, and his slip into the abyss of madness. Spencer Butt is the antihero on the road to vengeance and oblivion. In his downtime he writes poems and eats cheeseburgers. You can "LIKE" him at to watch videos of his adventures.

Nicholas Power is a founding member of the Meet the Presses literary collective, and has performed with the storytelling duo The Wordweavers and the sound poetry ensemble Alexanders Dark Band. His poetry has been published by Underwhich Editions wells, The Writing Space a modest device, and Battered Press No Poems. He also edits and publishes with his own Gesture Press. He recently published Melancholy Scientist with Tekst Editions.

Devon Gallant is the founder and publisher of Cactus Press. He is the author of eleven chapbooks of poetry including most recently ABRACADABRA. As well being a poet, Devon is also a chaos magician, pronoiac, and devotee of Narayani Amma. His forthcoming book of poems Stars & Magnets is a blend of shamanism, eroticism, and concrete poetry and has been described as both trite and impenetrable. For more information visit:

Doors open at 8:00pm and first reader is on at 8:30pm.

This is a FREE event.

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Blue Coffee Reading Series #8: Spencer Butt, Nicholas Power, and Devon Gallant

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