Breathe. Write. Share. Virtual Poetry Workshop.

By Brian Dunlap

FB_IMG_1585517681958During this time of social distancing, many writers in the L.Á. literary community are holding virtual events from workshops to open mics to readings and book clubs in an effort to keep us all connected to each other and our humansess. Below is one such event, hosted by Long Beach poet Nancy Lynée Woo. Continue reading

A Letter From Local Publusher Kaya Press

FROM: Kaya Press Facebook

 

FB_IMG_1585004532690Dear Friends,

We hope you and your loved ones are supported, and are able to cultivate laughter and a sense of ease during this challenging and precarious season. In order to reduce the chances of transmission of COVID-19, Kaya Press’ small team of staff and interns began working from home last week. Nevertheless, our commitment to literature, our authors, and our literary community remains unwavering.

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Virtual Arts

By Brian Dunlap

20200318_192101We have seen over the last week, artists and musicians posting videos of them singing, performing or reading from their work or livestreaming their performances and readings. It’s a chance to keep people connected to each other during a time of isolation and sickness. It’s also a chance at self care, something to enjoy and take one’s mind off the worries and stress of the Coronavirus and all its effects.

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No Literary Events Due To Coronavirous

By Brian Dunlap

noAmind the rapidly changing living conditions surrounding the Coronavirus, there are no in-person literary events happening this week and into the near future. No gatherings of over 10 people are permitted, the White House now recommends.

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Los Angeles Times Postpones Festival of Books and Food Bowl Due to Coronavirus Concerns

By Christi Carras
FROM: Los Angeles Times

5The Los Angeles Times has postponed its Festival of Books and Food Bowl events, “in light of public health concerns related to the coronavirus and out of an abundance of caution.”

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