Let It Bleed, Issue #2: Opalina Salas, Lilly Penhall & More!

The Robert Trammel Readings Series at the Kessler
When: Wednesday January 12, 2011
Where: The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis

Let It Bleed, Issue #2: Opalina Salas, Lilly Penhall & More!

The new Femme Zine–Let It Bleed girls, darlings to many, slaves to no one. Bond girls meet Brontes…Girls gang up…In your face and It’s Personal. Wordspace is pleased to present the release and reading for the second issue of Let It Bleed.

Opalina Salas is the co-Beat Sensibilitist-owner, proprieter of Cliff Notes Prolonged Media Bookstore next to the Kessler Theater, with her husband, poet Carlos Salas. She has hosted, curated and read in venues all over Dallas. Opalina Herebia Salas is the Editor of Let It Bleed and a de-facto Oak Cliff Director for women advancing their claim to Lit Pack recognition.

Lilly Penhall enjoys a hedonistic life, having been disillusioned by a religious upbringing. She returns to her writing with a fevered passion after a seven year writer’s block called marriage. First published at the age of 8, her work reflects a vibrance and love of life, uncommonly uncomplicated by ways of a free-spirited way of living. She is involved in many open mic events in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, including Mad Swirl, Lost Art Open Mic and Poets on X+. She has been published in Dallas Morning News, Forces Literary Magazine, Let It Bleed and Mad Swirl, and has a book of poems titled “O,” published through Death List Five/Project 108 Productions. Lilly attended University of North Texas, graduating cum laude with a degree in English Composition and Rhetoric. She currently resides in Plano, Texas, and surrounding couches.(Photo: Desmene Statum)


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