The most recent interview by Poetry.LA. is of Long Beach Poet Sarah Thursday. She is also the founder/publisher of Sadie Girl Press, which she founded in 2014 to create “print form collections of poetry, art, and beyond,” as the presses website states. As self-declared “poetry advocate,” she hosts readings series, leads workshops, organizes literary events, and promotes poets by publishing their work in chapbooks, anthologies. Her most recent chapbook is Seventeen Poems Not About a Lover from Arroyo Seco Press.
Poetry.LA catalogs Los Ángeles poetry and poets by posting video performances by, and interviews with, established and emerging poets in Southern California to their YouTube site. Their goal is to showcase the region’s rich poetry scene. Since 2007, Poetry.LA has posted 600+ videos to their YouTube channel.