Women of Verse (Denver)

Khadijah Queen is the author of five books, including I’m So Fine: A List of Famous Men & What I Had On (YesYes Books 2017), and a verse play, Non-Sequitur, which won the Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Performance Writers. Fiona Templeton’s The Relationship theater company staged a full production in December 2015 at Theaterlab NYC. Individual poems and prose appear in Fence, Tin House, ​Gulf Coast, ​DIAGRAM, Fire & Ink: A Social Action Anthology, and widely elsewhere. ​She is core faculty for the Mile-High MFA program at Regis University.​
Sommer Browning writes poems, draws drawings, and tells jokes in Denver. She’s the other of, most recently, the poetry chapbook, WANT TO HEAR ABOUT THIS DREAM I HAD (Reality Beach, 2016) and Everything But Sex (Low Frequency Press, 2017), a collection of comics. She’s a librarian. 
Ahja Fox currently resides in  Aurora with her husband and her baby cousin whom she considers her own. She graduated this past Spring from Arapahoe Community College with an A.A with Creative Writing Emphasis. While attending ACC, she acted as Writer’s Studio Student Club President for four semesters and also received the 2016 Writer’s Studio Scholarship. Right before graduating, she received her first publication in the Arapahoe Pinnacle and then gained publication right after in the 2017 Progenitor Art & Literary Journal. Now that she has graduated, she is a co-partner/co-host for Art of Storytelling and is working on a collaboration with her artist husband. Ahja’s long-term goals are to publish in various writing sources, finish producing at least one book draft, and to open a dance studio that caters to children and the disabled.