In a Western Light: Poetry at the Edge of America

In a Western Light: Poetry at the Edge of America

Courtesy Library Foundation of Los Angeles

Details

Thu., May 11, 7:15 p.m. 2017
free, resv. required

Location Info:

Los Angeles Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles, CA  90071
213-228-7025
As part of Central Library’s ALOUD lecture series, In Western Light: Poetry at the Edge of America explores how our state is “about the magic of the land and the promise of possibility,” and features seven contemporary poets presenting works by other key figures in California literature. Co-presented by Red Hen Press, the program includes Douglas Kearney reading Charles Bukowski; Victoria Cheng reading Diane Di Prima; Brendan Constatine reading Wanda Coleman, Brynn Saito reading Adrienne Rich; Kim Dower reading Gertrude Stein; Amy Gerstler reading Czeslaw Milosz; and Blas Falconer reading Juan Felipe Herrera.

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