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RD Armstrong and Lummox

Teatro Paraguas presents two Lummox Press Poetry Readings


WHAT:  A poetry reading with RD Armstrong, founder and editor of Lummox Press

WHEN:  Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 4:00pm


WHAT:  A group poetry reading with 10 Santa Fe poets featured in Lummox 6 Poetry


WHEN: Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 6:00 pm


WHERE:  Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie, Santa Fe

Admission:  free

Information:, 505-424-1601


RD Armstrong, an accomplished Los Angeles poet who founded Lummox Press in 1998, will read from his new book of poetry entitled Orphaned Words— Forgotten Poems from a Haphazard Life at Teatro Paraguas on Sunday, May 13 at 4:00 pm.


Internationally recognized publisher & poet RD Armstrong has been writing for over 20 years. Specializing in mostly poetry, he also has written prose, essays, articles, reviews & interviews, many of which are showcased in his numerous projects put out by his Lummox Press. In the Lummox Journal (1995 – 2006), RD wrote a lead essay for each issue, conducted interviews with over 100 poets, writers, musicians, artists and even a dancer, over the course of its eleven year existence. He has also edited the annual Poetry Anthology simply entitled Lummox, for the past 7 years. Hes self-published (in the proud tradition of Walt Whitman) 6 full sized collections as well as 11 chapbooks and was published in 2 full sized books and 2 chapbooks published by other presses. In addition to that, he has been published in over 300 magazines. journals, and online sites. This last number would be higher if he hadnt spent so much of his time running the Lummox Press and helping hundreds of poets.


RD’s books include Fire and Rain (two volumes), On/Off The Beaten Path, El Pagano and Other Twisted Tales, E/OR Living Among the Mangled. Tracking the Rabbit, Last Call: The Bukowski Legacy Continues, and Working the Wreckage of the American Poem.


More information on Lummox Press and RD Armstrong is available at,


On Sunday, May 13 at 6:00 pm, ten Santa Fe poets will read original poems published in Lummox 6 Poetry Anthology.  The poets include Blair Cooper, Vijali Hamilton, Kyle Laws, Jane Lipman, Cynthia Lucas, Argos MacCallum, John Macker, Mary McGinnis,  Georgia Santa Maria, and Pamela Williams.


The readings are at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.  Admission is free— donations to the theatre are gratefully accepted.