The Story: An Open Mic Night Colfax

Join Tattered Cover as we welcome Matt Salis and John Olander, who will be hosting an The Story: An Open Mic Night at our Colfax location on April 28th at 6pm. This event is free to the public and no ticket is required for entry.

Please arrive early if you would like to sign up to present!


Matt Salis is a writer and researcher working in addiction prevention and recovery, with a specialization in relationships and intimacy. He is the author of the 2020 book, sober evolution, and the co-host and producer of the Unintoxicated Podcast. Matt facilitates The Story Writing Workshops around Denver, where he lives with his wife and four kids.

John Olander is a self described DCCA “Dot Connecting Change Agent”. A Denver Native, he is a Graduate of Denver East High School with a street degree in real estate sales and development. Enjoying his new “Rewirement” and active in the Community, John likes to create and tell stories which are worthy of The Tattered Cover venue and his association with “None of us knows as much as all of us”. is a favorite quote.

Quotes about our last event:
“Thank you for inviting me to this auspicious gathering of amazing writers and storytellers.
I laughed, I cried and I blushed. What a great event” Pam G., Denver

“This gathering has restored my faith in Humanity” Aimee’s friend, Littleton

Event Location: 
Location: Colfax Avenue