Archive | September 2014

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Gutters & Alleyways Book Launch

I am extremely excited about releasing this beautiful anthology, Gutters & Alleyways: Perspectives on Poverty and Struggle, with  Nancy Lynée Woo through out joint social justice project, Lucid Moose Lit. If you live in the area, come out to our event on Sunday, September 28th! RSVP on Facebook for more details. Advertisements

SheZilla on October 5th

  This is going to be a fierce event where I get to feature my current and future Sadie Girls: Nancy Lynée Woo, Raquel Reyes-Lopez, JL Martindale, and Elmast Kozloyan. Lucid Moose is also represented, so you get an even extra special-er night! Find more information on the Facebook event page and at SheZilla.

Reviews of All the Tiny Anchors

I got my second unsolicited review on Amazon! I am very humbled at the kind words that people are sharing with me publicly and privately. The collection is based on a real heartbreak I experienced. Much of the journey in creating the book was a healing process. I wanted to tell the story in the […]

Long Beach Folk Festival

 On September 27th, 2014, The Long Beach Folk Revival Festival will be taking over the Rainbow Lagoon in downtown Long Beach. Our favorite indie bookstore, Gatsby Books, will have a booth across from the Mill Stage. My poetry partner in crime, Nancy Lynée Woo and I will be at the booth from 2-3 pm to represent […]

Cadence Collective: Year One Anthology!

Cadence Collective: Year One Anthology!

Originally posted on Cadence Collective: Long Beach Poets:
After an entire year of daily poetry and three long months of selecting, editing, designing, and proofreading (no summer vacation for this teacher), Cadence Collective is proud to announce its Year One Anthology. We are releasing a beautiful, soft cover, printed-on-paper, actual book that includes over 100 poems…

Bird UP!

This amazing project is called Bird UP! Local artists create works of art on simple birdhouses. The newest series will include 20-second sound clips of bird poems. I’m happy to have my poem, “Night Birds”, recorded and attached to one of these lovely creations. You can see them on display on October 18th, between 11:00 AM […]

San Pedro River Review Vol. 6 No. 2

The new issue of of the San Pedro River Review is out with my poem, “Lament for the Atlantic”! I couldn’t be more honored to share pages with someone whose work has meant more to me than I can explain. Ellen Bass. It’s almost as amazing as sitting behind Sharon Olds at AWP. I am also happy […]

New East Jasmine Review!

   The newest issue, Volume 2: Issue 2, of East Jasmine Review has so many beautiful things to read, from stories to poems and reviews. I am honored to have three of my newest poems, “Dust Universe”, “The First Him”, and “Scent Stained” included among writer’s like Nancy Lynée Woo, Raquel Reyes-Lopez, Terry Wright, Clifton Snider, […]