Category Archives: readings

Fourth Sundays at the Claremont Library, October 22

I’m really looking forward to this! As you can probably tell, Carol V. Davis and I have a few things in common.  It wasn’t deliberately planned to have two poets of Russian Jewish ancestry reading on the same afternoon, but … Continue reading

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Slouching toward “Jeopardy!”: a footnote. Also, first poetry readings of the fall!

The Teachers Tournament is in reruns right now–last week was the quarterfinals, and this week we have three days of semifinals and then the two-day final.  So I’ll wait to finish this account until the reruns are over. Two events … Continue reading

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Reading: “Wrath and Patience”

“Wrath and Patience” is the title of tonight’s USC Master of Professional Writing Program reading at The Last Bookstore at 7:30 PM. I’m reading with MPW students Susannah Luthi, Sarah Dzida, Susan Kacvinsky, Josh Feldman, and Russell Nakamura. The Last Bookstore is at … Continue reading

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Your Bright Future/Late Night Korea

The Master of Professional Writing Program at USC is participating in one of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Late Night Art events, this one on Saturday, September 12, in conjunction with the museum’s exhibition Your Bright Future: 12 Contemporary Artists … Continue reading

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January at the Hammer

The Hammer Museum features Frank Bidart, Jim Shepard, David Lehman, and Sven Birkerts in January.  First up is Frank Bidart on January 15 at 7 P.M.  I remember the first time I heard him read–around 1990, in the Sunset Canyon … Continue reading

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The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, April 26-27

I’m thankful to be able to read all the lovely comments people have left about Felicia in the post below.  If you’ve found this blog by searching for her name, please feel free to add your own comment.  You can … Continue reading

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Beyond Baroque’s lease renewed!

Looks like this crisis is over until 2032, at which point we’ll probably be having only virtual poetry readings.  And if we do, I want to give one in the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. For the full news, click here:

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