On December 4, 2015, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. appointed Dana Gioia as California poet laureate. He is the author of numerous poetry collections and books of literary criticism. He will serve a two-year term.
Alejandro Murguía is San Francisco’s sixth poet laureate and the first Latino poet to hold the position. An editor, translator, literary organizer, and prose writer, he is the author of the poetry collections Stray Poems (City Lights Books, 2014) and Native Tongue (CC. Marimbo Press, 2012), among others.
Jul 30 2017
A monthly offering of short fiction, personal essays, poetry, spoken word + music produced by Conrad Romo. This month featuring: Amanda Fletcher, Xach Fromson, Yennie Cheung, Mike Sonksen and our musical guest is Erin & Melissa.
1623 1/2 No. Cahuenga Blvd.90028 Hollywood, California
Sep 17 2017
Join Red Hen Press in San Francisco at the famous City Lights bookstore for an afternoon of reading! Featuring two upcoming non-fiction Red Hen authors Pope Brock and Florencia Ramirez, as well as Red Hen fiction author, Karen Shoemaker.
September 17th, 2017
City Lights Bookstore
261 Columbus Ave,
San Francisco, CA 94133
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261 Columbus Avenue94133 San Francisco, California
Aug 23 2017
Please join us for the next Poets & Writers’ Los Angeles Literary Roundtable Meeting hosted by Art Share L.A.
This informal meeting is a great opportunity to connect with fellow presenters, presses, teachers, and writers. Roundtable Meetings bring together people from all areas of the literary community to share ideas, news, and resources. It's also a chance to learn more about P&W and how our Readings & Workshops program might support your literary events. We are pleased to have Joe Smoke, Grants Administration Division Director at the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) as our guest speaker. Joe will speak about the grant programs offered by the DCA and answer questions from the group. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat.
This meeting is made possible by support from the California Arts Council, a state agency.
801 East 4th Place90013 Los Angeles, California
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