Open Secret! Wednesdays all summer long @ Le Bistrot des Artistes, 6 rue des Anglais, 5è Paris. 8:30 open mic sign-up buds, & at 9pm it blooms crazily as roadside tiger lilies! Métro Maubert-Mutualité (line 10) or Saint-Michel (line 4). Innovations in writing, song, comedy, performance art, theater, & dance, eeeeeven – strut yer proverbial stuff!
Featured poet Matt Jones has lived to write (poignantly, even exquisitely) about his war experiences in Afghanistan…unforgettable work! You are so welcome to come witness this, & share your own creations as well!
Matt Jones has penned prose and poetry about his experiences in Canada, Afghanistan, Nicaragua, China, and while on a warship. In Ottawa he worked as the artistic director of VERSeFest 2015, and was an editor of In/Words magazine, where he published a chapbook, “White Flowers and Landmines.” In 2014 he won Arc Poetry Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Award for his poem “Wounded Village.” Published in Arc, Scintilla, and Ottawater, among other places, Matt currently writes in Paris.