Backwards glance



1-group-shot The Rouletters gathered to clear the air about their fears, fictional or otherwise. Check out the Fear Confessions at the end of this post.2-group-shot And all but one of us were on time! Just compare the two pictures to see who.

Click on the video link below to view the performances of the featured artists: Udelle Robinson, Donna Dechen Birdwell, Robert Carranza, Teresa Y. Roberson, Brian Grosz, & SuperThom.


Udelle Robinson detailed the fear of being swallowed in Biblical proportions.
Donna Dechen Birdwell read an excerpt from her novel, Flight of the Owl.5-robert Robert Carranza examined facets of death through poetry.6-me Teresa Y. Roberson read an except from her never-ending editing thriller writing project, The Fear of Being Swallowed.7-brian Brian Grosz shared his brand of haunting ghost tales from his childhood in Connecticut to present-day Austin.8-thom Thom the World Poet highlighted the real-life hauntings of social and political spheres.

Click on the video link below to view the performances of the open mic artists: Donna Dechen Birdwell, Udelle Robinson, Steve Pressler, Nori Hubert, Hope Ruiz, Stephanie, Tia Boyd, Brian Grosz, & SuperThom.

9-donna Donna Dechen Birdwell started the open mic with her weapon of choice: a pen, which hits the head and the heart simultaneously.10-udelle

Udelle Robinson

Steve Pressler12-nori Nori Hubert13-hope Hope Ruiz14-stephanie Stephanie Johnson15-tia Tia Boyd16-brian Brian Grosz17-thom Thom the World Poet

Fear Confessions

18-joe Joe19-me Teresa20-thom Thom21-udelle Udelle22-donna Donna23-nori Nori24-hope Hope25-stephanie Stephanie26-tia Tia27-brian Brian28-fernandoFernando