Los Angeles Literature Events 7/09/18 –7/15/18

download (1)Bilingual Poetry Workshops at Tia Chucha’s Bookstore 

Join us for the second in a series of Bilingual Poetry Workshops, to be held on Mondays, July 2 to August 13, from 4 pm – 6pm, for ages 12 and up, with poet/teacher Juan Cardenas from CA Poets in the Schools, sponsored by Poets & Writers Magazine.

Explore your cultural narrative by allowing your sense to guide you and recall your past experiences. Food will play a big role in this class, and other topics include: Codeswitch, Voice and Diction, Stream of Consciousness, Narrative, Slam, and more.

Where: Tia Chucha’s Bookstore

Date: Monday the 9th

Time: 4 pm – 6 pm

Address: 13197 Gladstone Ave., Unit A, Sylmar, CA 91342

Website: http://www.facebook.com/events/221723651771115/

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Los Angeles Literature Events 4/16/18 –4/22/18

Chiwan Choi & Open Mic at Woodbury University  

downloadFirst Press Reading series and Moira Literary Magazine, welcome author Chiwan Choi, who will present his recent book-length poem, The Yellow House. Choi is also a partner at Writ Large Press, a Los Angeles-based indie publisher, focused on using literary arts to resist, disrupt, and transgress.

This second event in the series will also feature an Open Mic (one short piece and/or two minutes of reading time). Please join us and share some of your work. Also, please RSVP if you can at website link.

Where: Woodbury University, Enkeboll Library Courtyard

Date: Monday the 16th

Time: 4 pm

Address: 7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, CA 91504

Website: http://moriaonline.com/reading-series/

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The World Stage and Literary Black Los Ángeles

by Brian Dunlap

25532286_728380960698600_6061884366904609104_oIt begins every Wednesday at 7:30 pm. Early arrivals step to the mic, sharing a poem in progress to receive much needed feedback. Then they provide feedback to others. V. Kali, author of Hymn (World Stage Press), sits next to the donation box and front entrance and welcomes attendees as they arrive. As host, V. has been a warm presence each week for years, her long beautiful natural hair a thing of legend. As the crowd grows, the list of open mic readers expands before the feature grabs everyone’s attention. Murmurs of “mmm hmm” and “that’s right” arise from the crowd. After, it’s the community-the open mic readers’-turn at the mic. It’s their chance to bring down the house.

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Los Angeles Literature Events 1/16/18 –1/21/18

WriTeens Workshop at qmksmmkqiarzkpto, LAPL–Teen Event

Join us for our recurring WriTeens class/workshop throughout the year to work on a poetry book.

Where: Pacoima Branch Library, LAPL

Date: Tuesday the 16th

Time: 4 pm

Address: 13605 Van Nuys Blvd., Pacoima, CA 91331

Website: http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/writeens-and-poetry-books

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