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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

07:00 PM  
Kaktus Brewing Poetry Feature & Open Mic Marcial Delgado & Holly Wilson

Kaktus Brewing Open Mic

Features: Marcial Delago and Holly Wilson

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

6:30 pm sign up

7 pm start


Bernalillo location 


Phone...................................................... 505.818.7285

Address.................................................. 471 South Hill rd, Bernalillo NM, 87004

(on the frontage road off the Bernalillo West exit/I-25)


Marcial Delgado is a poet, devoted husband, and a construction worker from Albuquerque, NM. He is also the host and organizer for the vibrant and welcoming space known as Voices of the Barrio Open Mic Poetry at El Chante: Casa de Cultura in the heart of downtown Albuquerque. In 2017, Delgado became the Abq Slams City Champion. The 2017 Abq Slams Team went on to become the SouthWest Shootout Regional Group Piece Champions in Laredo, TX. In 2019, Delgado was part of the Mindwell Slam Team and traveled to Fayetteville,NC for the Southern Fried Regional Poetry Slam. He has been featured in the Albuquerque Journal and La Bloga. Marcial's first book, “Sell Me Insanity,” (published by Swimming With Elephants Publications) was released in 2019. Marcial Delgado is just a vato from the barrio who fell in love with writing and poetry.

Holly Wilson first started writing poetry in high school. In her twenties, she started reading at open readings, and also published three chapbooks, two in English and one in Spanish. In the 1980s she ran open readings for several years at the Bookcase. After a move away from New Mexico and a hiatus from poetry, she returned in 2012 and began reading and writing again. For three years she was a member of “The Beatlick Sisters” with Pamela Hirst, combining poetry with music, dancing and graphics. In May 2018 she published her first “real book” of poetry called Assorted Snapshots, with photos by Deborah Coy (Beatlick Press). She currently hosts a monthly open reading at the Tortuga Gallery, and is the creator of “Holly’s List”, a list of all recurring open readings in the Albuquerque/Santa Fé area.