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Everything Is Bigger presents: Josh Denslow, Amaris Diaz, Monica Teresa Ortiz, Heather Christle & Boone Graham

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Everything is Bigger puts on a sweatshirt and dives into the leaves. This second sentence is a warning: you're about to get really stoked. This lineup is so good: Josh Denslow! Amaris Diaz! Mónica Teresa Ortiz! Heather Christle! Boone Graham!

Cheer Up Charlie's
Tuesday 10/27
Doors at 7 pm / Show at 7:30 pm
Bring cash for books and donation please!

Josh Denslow is a fiction writer and musician living in Dripping Springs, Texas. He plays drums in the bands Borrisokane and Care Package. His stories have appeared or are forthcoming in magazines such as Third Coast, SmokeLong Quarterly, Wigleaf, Used Furniture Review, and more.

Amaris Diaz was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She studied English at Texas State University. Her work has appeared in The Paris American, Button Poetry, The Thing Itself Journal, and elsewhere. She was a member of Austin’s 2013 Theyspeak Youth Slam team.

Mónica Teresa Ortiz was born and raised in Texas. Her work has appeared in Pilgrimage Magazine, Borderlands, The Texas Observer, Black Girl Dangerous, and elsewhere. A two-time Andres Montoya Letras Latinas Poetry Prize finalist, Ortiz is the poetry editor for Raspa Magazine, a queer Latino literary art journal. Follow her on Twitter @citlallifalling.

Heather Christle (pronounced “crystal”) is the author of What Is Amazing (Wesleyan University Press, 2012), The Difficult Farm (Octopus Books, 2009), and The Trees The Trees (Octopus Books, 2011), which won the 2012 Believer Poetry Award. A new collection, Heliopause, came out in the spring 2015. Her poems have appeared in publications including Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The New Yorker, and The Best American Poetry. A native of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, she lives in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Boone Graham is a cartoon-style artist and ukulele musician. He currently lives in Austin, Texas. Listen to his tunes at