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Monday, July 11, 2016
On Friday night, a publishing reading was held at 4959 York Blvd. in Highland Park for Issue Three of the online publication Angel City Review, for which I am the Poetry Editor.
On Saturday night, I read three poems (Trivia, He's An Animal!, and The Chinese Way) for the erotic reading hosted by Chris Paradox at Book Show on 5503 N. Figueroa St. in Highland Park.
And on Sunday afternoon, I read two poems (Ventura Highway, from the anthology, and Mans) as a featured reader for another Coiled Serpent reading, this time at Beyond Baroque in Venice.
Friday, July 1, 2016
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Featured here a couple days ago. Read some poems (Mans, Hand Held Mirror Poem Without Glasses, Knowing, Collection, Little Boy at the Beach, In the Good Pharmacy, Where the Road Ends, and Munchies!). Sold some books. A great place to perform. Quality senior audience.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Sunday, June 12, 2016
Thursday, June 9, 2016
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Saturday, June 4, 2016
The lumpy road to Zorthian Ranch in Altadena where I was featured at 1pm along with CaLokie, Seven Dhar, and G.T. Foster. Seemed appropriate to read four poems from my book The Alternate Sky: Joshua Tree Trip, Hand-Held Mirror Poem Without Glasses, 99 Cent Store Valentine, and Did I Planet.
At 5:30pm, as part of LitFest Pasadena, I read two of my frankenpoems: Allusive Sights (published in the Altadena Poetry Review) and The Best (from my book Rectangular Man Dream Horses)
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Monday, May 16, 2016
Sunday, May 8, 2016
Saturday, April 30, 2016
On Monday, CaLokie and I spent the morning as Guest Poets for four 8th grade classes in the school library.
I performed my new poem In Junior High (from my cellphone) and poems from this collection (Back to the Future, Bamboo Discipline, French Toast, Green, and Wanna Go With Me?),
Yesterday, for the 17th consecutive year, I visited Mrs. Guarino's Creative Writing class...
...where I read them poems from my new chapbook (Human Minds, Nimbus, In Junior High, Force, Allusive Sights, and When Doves Cry Prince Dies)
Sunday, April 24, 2016
Yesterday afternoon at the Santa Catalina Branch Library in Pasadena ten copies each were distributed to eight of the ten poets published here, then they read two or three poems from the book.
That same evening poets published in the APR were given their copies in the sumptuous backyard of the editor, Thelma T. Reyna.
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this tome for hours!
Monday, April 11, 2016
Friday, April 8, 2016
Yesterday afternoon I was a Guest Poet and Workshop Leader at the Arcadia Public Library thanks to the Nuvein Foundation for Literature and the Arts.
Some information desk promotion.
Reading a poem aloud. I read Back to the Future, French Toast, Little Miss Metaphor, Queen Mary, Pool It!, and Mi'Ja es Once.
(Photo by organizer Kimberly Cobian.)
The booklet I prepared for the event.
(Photo by Kimberly Cobian.)
Another flyer promoting the series.
Sunday, April 3, 2016
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Staying up too late reading all the fine poets in this new anthology!
My turn last night at the Ace Hotel to read my poem "Ventura Highway" published in the book.
(Photo by Keith Martin.)