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Southern California's Seven Women of Vision

Southern California's Seven Women of Vision

In response to the folly of the not guilty verdict of George Zimmerman by a jury of six Florida women, this week L.A. Letters presents Southern California women with vision that ha ...
Mike 'The Poet' Sonksen Honored for Distinguished Service in Poetry

Mike 'The Poet' Sonksen Honored for Distinguished Service in Poetry

The venerable Venice poetry institution Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center held its annual Awards Dinner on July 14, honoring two individuals who have made significant contributio ...
Maui, Pacific Literature, and the Aloha Spirit

Maui, Pacific Literature, and the Aloha Spirit

This week L.A. Letters celebrates Maui's diverse topography, two Hawaiian poetry publishers, and the Hawaiian writer's central role in Pacific Literature.
Beats And Rhymes: Rapsody

Beats And Rhymes: Rapsody

These dynamic artists and their efforts have inspired me to catalog the art, music and poetry of our city.
Something About San Diego

Something About San Diego

This week L.A. Letters highlights important San Diego locations that help contribute to a quietly thriving community arts scene, in what its boosters call "America's Finest City."
Connecting Cultures And Building Bridges In Literary Los Angeles

Connecting Cultures And Building Bridges In Literary Los Angeles

This week L.A. Letters commemorates a few organizations, venues and poets that are building bridges and connecting cultures.