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Guide to National Poetry Month 2015, Part Two

Guide to National Poetry Month 2015, Part Two

This week L.A. Letters features another list of excellent poetry spaces along with a few of the best places to buy poetic literature in Los Angeles.
Guide to National Poetry Month 2015, Part 1

Guide to National Poetry Month 2015, Part 1

This week L.A. Letters lists an extended selection of poetry venues and special literary events commemorating April and National Poetry Month.
Rad American Women A to Z

Rad American Women A to Z

This week L.A. Letters highlights this important book and adds a few more names to the 26 movers and shakers featured in its pages.
Getting Lost in a Literary Adventure on Wheels

Getting Lost in a Literary Adventure on Wheels

Led by the Feminist Library on Wheels and hosts of Bike Talk, Open Books rides are free public group rides that explore the city and its literary outposts.
Carey McWilliams, California Prophet

Carey McWilliams, California Prophet

This week L.A. Letters examines McWilliams' classic book from 1946, "Southern California Country: An Island on the Land," as well as his towering legacy as one of Southern Californ ...
Mapping Chester Himes: Southern California and Social Realism

Mapping Chester Himes: Southern California and Social Realism

This week L.A. Letters looks at the works of writer Chester Himes and how he candidly mapped Los Angeles and the social relationships that defined the city.
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