Below are Youtube videos of Los Angeles writers reading their work or giving an interview. Some of the poetry, especially, is best to hear performed (Wanda Coleman, Douglas Kearney, etc.) These are the writers exploring honestly, a city too often stereotyped.
Francesca Lia Block
Michael C. Ford
Iris de Anda
Food4Thot and Socks
Tía Chucha Press – Coiled Serpent