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

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 Literature Events 3/09/20 – 3/15/20

82769291_2423069571278714_8827620525997031424_nAtelier Manferdini & Portraits and Landscapes at SCI-Arc College & University

Join us for the Los Angeles launch of Portraits and Landscapes. The monograph collects the work created by Atelier Manferdini during the last six years of design activity. The projects are divided into two large families of explorations, Landscapes and Portraits.

NOTE: This is a ticketed event so check website link for details.

Where:  SCI-Arc College and University

Date: Monday the 9th

Time: 6 pm – 7:30 pm

Address: 960 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

Website: http://www.facebook.com//events/497164191219425

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Los Angeles Literature Events 3/02/20 – 3/08/20

downloadChristine Carter & The New Adolescence at Polytechnic School, Pasadena

Adults in the Poly community and in the greater L.A. area are invited to hear highly acclaimed speaker, sociologist, and author Christine Carter, Ph.D., who will discuss her book, The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction.

NOTE: This is a ticketed event so check website link for details.

Where:  Polytechnic School

Date: Monday the 2nd

Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Address: 1030 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106

Website: http://www.facebook.com//events/519993178641291

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Elinor’s ‘Riveted’ Joins Long Beach Storytelling Wave Waiting For You To Drop In

By Nancy Lynée Woo
FROM: Long Beach Post

IMG_1202If you haven’t caught it yet, there’s a storytelling wave barreling through our city, one that’s been surging and swelling for more than a decade. Though I’m a poet and tend to be too distracted by shiny metaphors to bother with linear narrative, the storytelling scene in Long Beach is definitely worth caring about.

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Applications Starting For New Long Beach Youth Poet Laureate Program

By Staff Report
FROM: Signal Tribune

classic-close-up-draw-expensive-372748-900x675The new Long Beach Youth Poet Laureate (LBYPL) program is being formed by The Long Beach Public Library and the Arts Council for Long Beach in order to provide local kids with literary arts, civic engagement and performance opportunities.

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