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Last Night of the Tour! Charlotte NC

  • FABO Coffee Art Bar 8428 Park Road Charlotte, NC, 28210 United States (map)
Jerry T. Johnson, Chad Weeden, Jane Ormerod

Jerry T. Johnson, Chad Weeden, Jane Ormerod


Celebrate the publication of our latest anthology, The Other Side of Violet.

Featuring contributors Jerry T. Johnson, Chad Weeden, and great weather editor Jane Ormerod.

Hosted by John Amen and sponsored by The Pedestal Magazine 

Plus short open mic.


The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017

Jerry T. Johnson is a new writer to the Connecticut / New York area. He began writing in the early 1990’s, had one poem published, and then took a twenty-one-year hiatus to pursue corporate work overseas. In the spring of 2013, Jerry restarted his writing career. Since then his poetry has appeared in several literary journals and he has self-published a poetry chapbook, Good Morning New Year!

Chad Weeden is a writer and photographer in Charlotte, North Carolina. His poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, in Asheville Poetry ReviewGreat Weather for MediaPedestal MagazineMain Street RagIodine Poetry Journal, and Kakalak. He is currently working on his first poetry collection.  

Jane Ormerod is a founding editor of great weather for MEDIA. She is the author of the full-length poetry collections Welcome to the Museum of Cattle and Recreational Vehicles on Fire (both from Three Rooms Press), and the chapbook 11 Films (Modern Metrics/EXOT Books). Born on the south coast of England, Jane now lives in New York City and performs extensively across the United States and beyond.

Earlier Event: November 12
Spoken Word Sundays NYC
Later Event: November 15
The Other Side of Violet, NYC