J. Mark Beaver, Rahel Kann, Mindy Nettifee, Cece Peri, Bryan Sanders, Brooke Sprowl 
June 26, 2008

This annual poetry reading for local voices introduces a cross-section of lively, talented writers who are making an impression in the Los Angeles poetry community.

Co-presented with Beyond Baroque Literary Center and the Los Angeles Poetry Festival

 

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Podcast | October 21, 2010

Writing in Latino: A National Conversation

Susana Chávez-Silverman, Rubén Martinez, and Luis J. Rodriguez

What is Latino literature? Who writes it? Who reads it? Explore a rich literary tradition of five centuries of writing…

Podcast | March 22, 2011

Art Collectives and the Current State of Literary Culture

Chuck Rosenthal, Alicia Partnoy, Ramón Garcia, & Gail Wronsky. Projected paintings by Gronk

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Podcast | June 20, 2013

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In his newest book, Senegal Taxi, California’s Poet Laureate—and teacher and activist—turns his gaze to Africa. For this special evening,…

Podcast | June 6, 2012

The Elemental West: Reflections on Moving Water

Kathleen Dean Moore and Craig Childs

Two celebrated writers deeply influenced by the riparian and other landscapes of the American West will read from their work…

Podcast | May 11, 2017

In a Western Light:
Poetry from the Edge of America

Douglas Kearney, Victoria Chang, Brendan Constantine, Brynn Saito, Kim Dower, Amy Gerstler, Blas Falconer

California poetry has looked to the future, as well as to its complex past and the present, as a way…