Mike Sonksen | KCET
Equally a scholar and performer, Mike Sonksen, also known as Mike the Poet, is a 3rd-generation L.A. native acclaimed for published essays, poetry performances and mentoring teen writers. Mike teaches at Woodbury University.
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This week L.A. Letters examines the hip hop history in Cerritos and the unique conditions of this gateway city that have made it a springboard for the mobile DJ culture.
Post date: 2015-03-13T10:57:00-07:00
This week L.A. Letters examines Cerritos and explores the unique legacy of this gem of a city nestled in the southeast corner of Los Angeles County.
Post date: 2015-03-06T06:00:38-08:00
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.
Post date: 2015-02-27T04:30:36-08:00
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 California's most important chroniclers.
Post date: 2015-02-20T03:30:10-08:00
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.
Post date: 2015-02-13T04:30:20-08:00
This week L.A. Letters spotlights an upcoming feminist book fair in Historic South Central Los Angeles, as well as the gallery space hosting the event.